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Kleines Röschen sollst gar fein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Kleines [Röschen]1 sollst gar fein
Heut' mir Liebesbotin sein!
Wenn die Holde dich entzückt
An die frischen Lippen drückt,
Deines Odems Zaubermacht
Leises Sehnen angefacht
Öffne deinen Rosenmund,
Flüstre aus des Kelches Grund:
Ist die Rose noch so klein
Hegt sie doch nicht Duft allein,
Hegt noch wunderbare Triebe,
Eines Herzens stille Liebe  -- 
Süßes Mädchen, ahnst du nicht,
Daß sie durch die Blume spricht?

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Confirmed with Adolf Schirmer, Dichtungen, Wien: Verlag von J. B. Wallishausser's k. k. Hoftheater-Druckerei, 1856. Appears in Stimmungen, no. 10, page 125.

1 Esser: "Röslein"; further changes may exist not shown above.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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