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Seit wann du mein ‑ ich weiß es nicht;

Language: German (Deutsch)

Seit wann du mein - ich weiß es [nicht]1;
was weiß das Herz von Zeit und Raum!
Mir ist, als wär's seit gestern erst,
daß du erfülltest meinen Traum,

mir ist, als wär's seit immer schon,
so eigen bist du mir vertraut:
so ewig lange schon mein Weib,
[so]2 immer wieder meine Braut.

Translation(s): FRE

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1 Karg-Elert: "kaum"
2 Karg-Elert: "und"

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Maintenant et toujours", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-06-27.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:05
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