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In der Sternennacht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sieh' mir doch die Sternlein an,
Scheinen all' zu sagen droben;  
Erdenglück ist Täuschungswahn
Aus der Träume Gold gewoben. 

Senke dann den Blick hinein
In des eig'nen Busens Tiefen: 
Und er wird dir Zeuge sein
Dessen, was die Sternlein riefen. 

Ein Gefühl durchbebt die Brust:
Heißer Sehnsuchtstrieb nach oben
Zu den Sterne gold'ner Lust,
Allem Erdenweh enthoben.

Confirmed with Gedichte von Theodor Klein, St. Gallen: Scheitlin & Zollikofer, 1857, page 123.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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