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Die klare Welt

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wie im Auge mit fliegenden Mücken,
So ist's mit Sorgen ganz genau;
Wenn wir in die schöne Welt hinein blicken,
Da schwebt ein Spinneweben-Grau;
Es überzieht nicht, es zieht nur vorüber,
Das Bild ist gestört, wenn nur nicht trüber;
Die klare Welt bleibt klare Welt:
Im Auge nur ist's schlecht bestellt.


Translation(s): CAT ENG

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Submitted by Emily Ezust

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

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "El clar món", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , title 1: "The clear world", 2010, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-12-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:44
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Word count: 51

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El clar món

Language: Catalan (Català) after the German (Deutsch)

Com als ulls enterbolits per mosquits voladors,
així s’escau exactament amb les penes;
quan mirem la bellesa del món,
allà hi penja la grisor d’una teranyina;
no els cobreix, només passa pel davant,
la imatge resta borrosa, entelada si més no;
però el clar món segueix sent el clar món:
només els ulls l’han copsat malament.


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Text added to the website: 2015-03-20.
Last modified: 2015-03-20 19:53:55
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