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Der Reisebecher

Language: German (Deutsch)

Gestern fand ich, räumend eines langvergessnen Schrankes Fächer,
Den vom Vater mir vererbten, meinen ersten Reisebecher.
Währenddeß ich, leise singend, reinigt ihn vom Staub der Jahre,
War's, als höbe mir ein Bergwind aus der Stirn die grauen Haare,
War's, als dufteten die Matten, drein ich schlummernd lag versunken,
War's, als rauschten alle Quelle, draus ich wandernd einst getrunken.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, dritte vermehrte Auflage, Leipzig, Verlag von H. Haessel, 1887, page 77.

Submitted by Caroline Diehl and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "The travelling mug", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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