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Drei Knospen, drei Knospen, die sprachen...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Drei Knospen, drei Knospen, die sprachen einst zu mir: 
Komm wieder in dem Frühling, im Frühling blühen wir.

Im Frühling, im Frühling stellt' ich mich wieder ein, 
Da blühten die drei Knospen im lichten Sonnenschein.

Drei Veilchen, drei Veilchen, die pflückt' ich schweigend ab.
Als hätt' ich sie gefraget, mir jedes Antwort gab.

Wir wissen, wir wissen, wem du uns nächstens bringst,
Es ist fürwahr dieselbe, von der du träumst und singst.

Wir wissen, wir wissen, wem du uns nächstens gibst,
Es ist fürwahr dieselbe, die du in Treuen liebst. 

O laß uns, o laß uns, des Frühlings Boten sein
Und sag' für uns: "Johanna, auch wir gedenken dein!" 

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Hoffmann von Fallersleben, Erster Teil, Lyrische Gedichte, ed. by Augusta Weldler-Steinberg, Berlin / Leipzig / Wien / Stuttgart, Deutsches Verlagshaus Bong & Co., 1845, page 85.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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Last modified: 2015-05-05 14:05:17

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