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Mein Sehnen!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein Sehnen!
  Mein Ahnen!
  Ihr Augen! in denen
  Zum Lichte mir gezeichnet find die Bahnen.
Mein Wachen!
  Mein Träumen!
  Ihr Augen! es lachen
  Mir andre Sonnen nicht aus Zeit und Räumen.
Mein Hoffen!
  Mein Glauben!
  Ihr Augen! wo offen
  Mein Himmel ist, den keine Welt kann rauben.
Mein Wissen!
  Mein Schauen!
  Ihr Augen! vermissen
  Muß ich mich selb, wollt ihr nicht Glanz mir thauen
Mein Streben!
  Mein Zagen!
  Ihr Augen! es heben
  Sich meine nur, um nieder sich zu schlagen.
Mein Dichten!
  Mein Denken!
  Ihr Augen! im lichten
  Meer eurer Liebe will ich mich versenken.
Mein Sinnen!
  Mein Fühlen!
  Ihr Augen! worinnen
  Thau ist, um meiner Sinne Brand zu kühlen.
Mein Glühen!
  Mein Zünden!
  Ihr Augen! hier blühen
  Die Rosen euch aus des Gemüthes Gründen.
Mein Wollen!
  Mein Müssen!
  Ihr Augen! es sollen
  Euch ewig alle Lieder Freimunds grüßen.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Friedrich Rückert's gesammelte Poetische Werke, Erster Band, J. D. Sauerländer's Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, 1882, pages 549-550. Appears in Drittes Buch: Liebesfrühling, Vierter Strauß, Entfremdet. In other editions, the poem appears in different locations.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2019-07-03 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-07-03 10:51:59

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