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Erde

Language: German (Deutsch)

Das ist der Erde furchtbares Gewicht:
gelang es dir, dich schwebend frei zu halten,
zu tauchen in das erdenfremde Licht,
dass sich die Meere unter dir gestalten,
winzig die Wolken unter dir verwehn,
und zitterst nicht --
so fliegt die Erde auf in deine Höhn.


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Wilhelm von Scholz, Der Spiegel, zweite vermehrte Auflage, München und Leipzig: bei Georg Müller, 1908, page 176


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Earth", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-08-22.
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