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Der Bienenstich

Language: German (Deutsch)

Als ich, Sami! mit Dir Blumen jüngst brach in dem Garten
Da verwundete heiss, mir ein Bienchen die Hand,

Und Du riethest mir weise, mit Erde zu kühlen die Wunde
Und der brennende Schmerz schwand und die Wunde ward heil.

Sami!  wird auch die Wunde, die in dem Herzen mir blutet,
Dann erst gekühlet und heil, wenn sie die Erde bedeckt?


Confirmed with Vermischte Gedichte von Just. Friedrich Zehelein, Bayreuth: in Kommission bei J. A. Lübecks Erben, 1789, page 226.

Note: see also the later and extremely similar poem by Goethe titled An Sami.


Submitted by Melanie Trumbull

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