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I skyggen vi vanke

Language: Danish (Dansk)

I skyggen vi vanke
blandt lysgrønne strå,
sankthansurt vi sanke,
hvor blomsterne stå. 
Pæne lille urt
står så rent og purt,
står så frisk og grøn,
uformærkt i løn. 

Bag køkkenets række
vi hensætte den,
fra trælistens sprække
den snor sig da hen. 
Hvis den fæster rod,
bli'r vor skæbne god. 
Dør den på sit sted,
ak da dø vi med. 

Da ikke vi kommer
så glade, så fro,
her følgende sommer,
når blomsterne gro. 
Hist, hvor korset står,
hist på kirkegård
blege ligger vi. 
Da er det forbi! 

Sankthansurt vi sanke,
hvor blomsterne stå,
blandt stammer så ranke,
blandt lysgrønne strå. 
Pæne lille urt
står så rent og purt,
står så frisk og grøn,
uformærkt i løn.

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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)

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:43

Line count: 32
Word count: 118

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