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Ich bin die Blum' im Garten

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich bin die Blum' im Garten,
Und muß in Stille warten,
Wann und in welcher Weise
Du trittst in meine Kreise.

Kommst du, ein Strahl der Sonne,
So werd' ich deiner Wonne
Den Busen still entfalten
Und deinen Blick behalten.

Kommst du als Tau und Regen,
So werd' ich deinen Segen
In Liebesschalen fassen,
Ihn nicht versiegen lassen.

Und fährtest du gelinde
Hin über mich im Winde,
So werd' ich dir mich neigen,
Sprechend: Ich bin dein eigen.

Ich bin die Blum' im Garten,
Und muß in Stille warten,
Wann und in welcher Weise
Du trittst in meine Kreise.

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Note: the first stanza is indeed repeated at the end in the original.

Submitted by Ted Perry


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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De bloem der overgave", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) (Harald Krebs) , "The flower of submission", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:48
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