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Das Glück

Language: German (Deutsch)

 Guten Morgen, faules Glücke,
 steh auf und zieh dich an,
 es wird bald Mittag sein!
 Doch, ach, du bleibst
 bei deiner Mode
 und schläfst dich ganz gewiss
 nach endlich gar zur Tode;
 erwachst du gleich manchmal,
 so schlummerst du doch stets
 zu meiner grössten Qual
 wider mein Verhoffen ein.

 Erwache doch
 und reiss mich heute noch
 aus meiner vielen Sorgen!
 Warum verschiebest du
 den Abschnitt meiner Not
 bis morgen?
 Ich bin vielleicht wohl morgen tot.
 Doch, ihr Gedanken, still!
 Wenn ihr geduldig seid,
 wird euch zu seiner Zeit
 die Hoffnung frölich machen.
 Sie predigt mir bereits
 was Angenehmes vor
 und ruft und schreit mir in das Ohr:
 In kurzem wirst du glücklich sein.

 Schlaf indessen,
 wertes Glücke,
 aber schlaf auch
 nicht zu lange!
 Denk doch einst
 an mich zürucke
 und vergnüge meine Qual,
 endlich doch einmal!
 Wo du mir's zu lange machst
 und nicht bald, nicht bald erwachst,
 macht mir endlich mit der Zeit
 deiner Blicke Schläfrigkeit
 das Leben feil, die Welt gedrange.

Translation(s): ITA

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Submitted by Amelia Maria Imbarrato


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "La fortuna", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2005-10-30 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:15

Line count: 42
Word count: 166

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