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Deine Augen sind zwei Sonnen

Language: German (Deutsch)

   Deine Augen sind zwei Sonnen,
Strahlend in dem eignen Blau:
Deine Wangen sind zwei Rosen
Auf der morgenrothen Au!
 
   Deine Brust ist eine Lilie
In dem weißen Mondenlicht:
Und Dein Herz ist eine Blüthe,
Die gar süße Frucht verspricht!
 
   Und Du selbst bist Sonn' und Rose[,]
Blüth' und Lilie dazu:
Aber Sonn' und Ros' und Lilie,
Immer sind sie noch nicht Du!


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with: Gedichte von Heinrich Wenzel, Glogau: Druck und Verlag von C. Flemming, 1836, pages 5-6


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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)

    [ None yet in the database ]

Set in a modified version by Bernhard Eduard Philipp.

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2016-07-29.
Last modified: 2016-07-29 22:14:31
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Your eyes are two suns

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

   Your eyes are two suns,
Shining in their own blueness:
Your cheeks are two roses
Upon the meadow, red with morning light!
 
  Your breast is a lily
In the white moonlight:
And your heart is a blossom
That promises the sweetest fruit!
 
   And you yourself are sun and rose[,]
Blossom and lily as well:
But sun and rose and lily,
Are yet always not you!


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Text added to the website: 2016-07-29.
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