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Die Knospe

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein Herz ist eine Knospe,
Die still verborgen keimt,
Und in dem Sturm des Winters
Von schönren Lenzen träumt.

Mein Herz ist eine Knospe,
Durchwallt von süßem Duft:
Sie kann ja nicht erblühen
In eisig kalter Luft.

Mein Herz ist eine Knospe,
Und wenn es liebend bricht,
Entfaltet sich die Blüthe
Dem ewgen Sonnenlicht. 

Confirmed with Der neuhochdeutscher Parnaß 1740 bis 1860: Eine Grundlage zum besseren Verständnisse unserer Litteraturgeschichte in Biographien, Charakteristiken und Beispielen unserer vorzüglichsten Dichter von Johannes Minckwitz, Leipzig, Arnoldische Buchhandlung, 1861, page 124.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2014-12-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-12-04 09:01:35

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