"Bin Ikh Mir a Traktorist" by Emil Saculet 
(from Di Naye Kapelye's "Traktorist")

Bin ikh mir a traktorist
Rift men mikh Khayim Idl
Fur ikh mir gants oybn on
In zing mir tsi a lidl.

In a vintl fayft mir tsi
Glet in glet mayn oyer
Oykh er freyt zikh vayl kh’bin do a yid, in davke – a poyer.

S’ara rash der traktor makht
S’hilkht up di gantse gegnt
In di arbet freylekh geyt
S’iz alts far indzerts veygn

Ekh, ven kh’ti zikh a derman
Vifil amul gelitn
Karbt mayn traktor tif zayn shpan
Di shlekhte tsayt farshitn.

Fli-zhe traktor, tsvishn zangn
Di brengst inz naye gezangn
Lomir shnaydn veyts in korn
Arbet iz a freyd gevorn.

Ey, di traktor tayerinker,
Shnayd di brazde tifer
Helf mir, khaver libinker,
Dem plan derfiln gikher.

Bin ikh mir a traktorist
Rift men mikh Khayim Idl
Fur ikh mir gants oybn on
In zing mir tsi a lidl.

Ay, di, di, diri diri-dam
S’iz a velt a naye
S’a lebn, a mekhaye

NOTE:  This is in local dialect, not standard YIVO transliteration.



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