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Mit einem Rosenstrauß

Language: German (Deutsch)

Blühende Rosen hab' ich gefunden,
leuchtender Röte und schwer von Duft,
prangend zum Strauße mir sie gewunden,
farbige Kinder der Sommerluft.

Seid ihr für mich, ihr Schönen, entsprossen?
Nein, ihr blühtet und wuchset für ihn.
Euch gleich hab' ich das Glück genossen,
leuchten zu dürfen für ihn, für ihn!

Schwestern ihr! haltet die Blätter zusammen!
Füllt ihm das Zimmer mit süßem Hauch!
Atmet ihm Liebe! Wir helfen zusammen!
Bin ich geliebt, so seid ihr es auch!

Daß ihr nicht welket, will ich euch netzen.
Frische soll eure Pracht erhöh'n!
Soll'n wir verfallen ewigen Gesetzen,
müssen wir sterben, dann sterben wir schön.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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

Text added to the website: 2003-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:01:21
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