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Ich will nicht klagen mehr, ich will...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich will nicht klagen mehr, ich will mich froh erheben,
und wohl zufrieden sein mit meinem Lebenslauf -
Ein einz'ger Augenblick, wo Gott sich mir gegegen,
wiegt jahrelange Leiden auf.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Novalis Schriften ; Erster Band: Gedichte, under the heading "Aus dem Tagebuche", Jena, Diederichs, 1907, p. 152.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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