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Steh' auf und öffne das Fenster schnell

Language: German (Deutsch)

Steh' auf und öffne das Fenster schnell,
Es lacht der Morgen so frisch, so hell,
Und unten im kleinen Garten
Sind Leute, die Deiner warten.1

Die Veilchen kamen über Nacht,
Hoffärtig breit sich die Tulpe macht,
Und träumend auf und nieder
Schwankt schon der blaue Flieder.1

Die [Ärmsten]2 haben keine Ruh',
[An's Fenster blicken sie immerzu]3,
Sie glauben nicht an des Lenzes Wehen,
Bis sie die holde Rose gesehen.4


Translation(s): ENG

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1 Taubert inserts: "Steh' auf, steh' auf, steh' auf!"
2 Taubert: "Armen"
3 Taubert: "Sie blicken an's Fenster immerzu"
4 Taubert inserts: "Holde Rose, steh' auf, steh' auf!"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Morning serenade", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2010-03-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:20
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