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Morgen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Da ich verschlafen lag
An Waldes grünem Rand,
Geschah ein leiser Schrei im Land,
Und da ich mir die Augen rieb, 
War es schon heller Tag.

Vergangen ist mein Traum,
Mein schwerer Traum! Die Welt
Ist ringsum wohlbestellt
Und hat für mich und viele
Verlaufene Wanderer Raum.

O Tag, du junger Tag!
Dich darf ich noch durchmessen,
In dir die Zeit vergessen
Um mich und alles Schwere,
Das mir noch kommen mag.


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, pages 150-151.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

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


Text added to the website: 2009-06-19.
Last modified: 2018-03-20 14:58:50
Line count: 15
Word count: 72

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