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Mein Stuhl steht im Himmel

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein Stuhl steht im Himmel, wenn ich an dich denke.
Sitze bei mir und lege deinen Schmuck in mein Herz,
Du sollst in meinen Augen dich beschauen,
wie schön du bist.

Dein Lächeln hat Hände und beschenkt mich reich.
Ich gehe vor dir wie ein selig Gestorbener,
Mein Herz steht still und feiert.

Ein Feuer, das auf den Scheitern sich wiegt,
Liegt dein Auge auf mir, meine Füße sind Stahl,
ich bin dein Schatten,
Ich folge dir ohne Ermatten und ohne Wahl.

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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: 2007-05-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:21
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Word count: 82

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