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Just som jeg favned dit liv

Language: Norwegian (Bokmål)

Just som jeg favned dit liv,
just som jeg hviskede: bliv!
Veg mig dit blik.
Just som jeg nåed din mund,
just i tillståelsens stund
fra mig du gik.

Aldrig var øjet så fuldt,
aldrig dit væsen så huldt!
Som da du gik.
Aldrig et håndtryk så fast,
som det i vemod og hast
til afsked jeg fik.

Hvorfor fly elskovens luft,
ordet i blomst og i duft
give du mig.
Husk, at al skønhed på jord
bor i de evige ord:
"Jeg elsker dig."


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship

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 between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:21
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