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Deinem Blick mich zu bequemen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Deinem Blick mich zu bequemen,
Deinem Munde, deiner Brust,
Deine Stimme zu vernehmen
War die letzt' und erste Lust.

Gestern, ach, war sie die letzte,
Dann verlosch mir Leucht und Feuer,
Jeder Scherz der mich ergetzte,
Wird nun schuldenschwer und teuer.

Eh' es Allah nicht gefällt,
Uns [aufs neue]1 zu vereinen,
Gibt mir Sonne, Mond und Welt
Nur Gelegenheit zum Weinen.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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Aan jouw blik mij te gewennen

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Aan jouw blik mij te gewennen,
Aan jouw mond ook en je bust’,
Ook jouw stem te leren kennen,
Was mijn laatst’ en eerste lust.
 
Gist’ren, ach, was het de laatste;
Toen zat ‘k zonder vuur en lampen.
Elke grap die jij weerkaatste,
Geeft nu schuldgevoel en krampen.
 
Zolang ‘t Allah niet staat aan,
Ons opnieuw weer te verenen,
Geven wereld, zon en maan
Mij slechts reden om te wenen.


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Text added to the website: 2017-06-08 00:00:00.

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