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Dies eine kann mein Sehnen nimmer fassen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Dies [eine]1 kann mein Sehnen nimmer fassen,
daß nun von mir zu dir kein Weg mehr führe,
daß du vorübergehst an meiner Türe
in ferne, stumme, ungekannte Gassen.

Wär' es mein Wunsch, daß mir dein Bild erbleiche,
wie Sonnenglanz, von Nebeln aufgetrunken,
wie einer Landschaft frohes Bild, versunken
im glatten Spiegel abendstiller Teiche?

Der Regen fällt. Die müden Bäume triefen.
Wie welkes Laub verwehn viel Sonnenstunden.
Noch hab' ich in mein Los mich nicht gefunden
und seines Dunkels uferlose Tiefen.

Translation(s): CAT 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):

  • CAT Catalan (CatalĂ ) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Mon désir ne peut jamais comprendre ceci", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

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