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Lulu

Language: German (Deutsch)

Flüchtig wie auf hohen Matten
Einer Wolke scheuer Schatten
Rührte mich mit leisem Wehe
Deiner Schönheit stille Nähe.

Zwischen Traum und Traum zuweilen
Will das Leben mich ereilen,
Glänzt so gold und lockt so heiter,
Und erlischt - ich träume weiter.

Träume von den Augenblicken
Des Erwachens - von Geschicken,
Deren Schatten ob mir liefen,
Während meine Augen schliefen.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 55.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and 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)

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Lulu", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Lulu", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-05-15.
Last modified: 2018-04-14 12:13:24
Line count: 12
Word count: 59

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Lulu

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)


Pareille à l'ombre fugace d'un nuage
Sur les alpages d'altitude
La silencieuse proximité de ta présence
Me toucha d 'un souffle léger.

De temps à autre, de rêve en rêve,
La vie veut me rattraper,
Elle brille comme de l'or, m'appelle si gaiement,
Puis s'éteint – et je continue de rêver.

Rêves des instants
Du réveil – du destin,
Dont les ombres courent sur moi
Quand mes yeux sont fermés.


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Text added to the website: 2017-03-06.
Last modified: 2017-03-06 04:36:47
Line count: 12
Word count: 71