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Language: German (Deutsch)

Heimlich durch's Fenster kam er geflogen,
schüchterner Liebe duftiger Gruß;
sieht sich der hoffende Werber betrogen,
sinnende Maid, warum zögert dein Fuß?

Durch des Gemaches verschwiegene Räume
flutet der Rosen bestrickender Hauch;
wiegt dich in süße, berauschende Träume,
wecket den Frühling im Herzen dir auch.

Bald zu den Lippen wirst du ihn heben,
Rosen zu Rosen, o blühende Zeit!
Aber noch zagst du mit heimlichem Beben;
ahnst du die Dornen, ahnst du das Leid?

Submitted by Peter Donderwinkel


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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