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Möcht' im Walde mit dir geh'n

Language: German (Deutsch)

Möcht im Walde mit dir geh'n,
wo im Laub sich Vöglein wiegen,
möcht im Walde mit dir geh'n,
denn der Wald ist so verschwiegen.

Wo der Lärm der Stadt verhallt
blüh'n so schön die wilden Rosen,
so verschwiegen ist der Wald,
so geheim der Quelle Kosen.

Lieblich dort am vollem1 Strauch,
Blüthen sich an Blüthen schmiegen,
an den Stamm der Epheu auch
und der Wald ist so verschwiegen.

Wo das Reh entflieht alsbald,
hört's ein Rauschen in den Zweigen
so verschwiegen ist der Wald,
so beredtsam ist sei Schweigen!

Wenn mein Lied zu Ende geht,
sing' ich's weiter in Gedanken.
Wie's im Wald verschwiegen weht,
wie die Rosen sich umranken!

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1 [sic] ; the score has "vollem" but "vollen" is grammatically correct.

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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