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Gebrochen ist der Sturm

Language: German (Deutsch)

Gebrochen ist der Sturm,
Und mit dem Sturm [mein]1 Herz:
Ich stand so stark in dir
Im ungeheuren Schmerz.

Der Sturm der Zeitlichkeit
Währt eine kurze Weil,
Und führt das Glaubensschiff
Zum Ziel in [größter]2 Eil.

Das Meer [ist]3 hinter mir, --
Ich steig ans Rettungsland;
Du aber grüßest mich
Und nimmst mich bei der Hand.


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Lieder des Leids von Albert Zeller, Fünfte stark vermehrte Auflage, Berlin: Druck und Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1865, page 53.

1 Lang: "das"
2 Lang: "großer" on one manuscript only (but "größter" when text is repeated)
3 Lang: "liegt"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "The storm has broken", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2014-07-09.
Last modified: 2015-07-02 18:02:45
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