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Drüben überm Berge

Language: German (Deutsch)

Drüben überm Berge
Streut sein Licht der fahle Mond,
Dort in ewiger Mondesnacht
Meine tote Jugend wohnt.

Drüben überm Berge
Bei dem Grab der Königin
Geht verhärmt im Geisterschritt
Meine tote Liebe hin.

Drüben überm Berge
Wo die kühlen Tempel sind,
Schluchzt vor meinen toten Göttern
Ein verirrt Gebet im Wind.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 165.


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] and Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2013-03-04.
Last modified: 2018-08-28 12:41:38
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