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In der Mondnacht, in der...

Language: German (Deutsch)

In der Mondnacht, in der Frühlingsmondnacht
Gehen Engel um auf leisen Sohlen;
Blonde Engel, innig und verstohlen,
Küssen sie die schönsten [Menschenblumen]1.

[Tausendschönchen, allerliebste]2 Blume,
Weiß es wohl, woher [der Schimmer]3 stammet,
Der dir heut das Antlitz überflammet:
Bist noch in dem Traum der Nacht verloren.

Denkst der Engel, die durchs [kleine]4 Fenster
Sich auf Mondesstrahlen zu dir schwangen,
[Leise dir zu küssen]5 Mund und Wangen
In der Mondnacht, in der Frühlingsmondnacht.


Translation(s): ENG

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1 Grimm: "Blumen"
2 Grimm: "Süßes Herzlieb, allerschönste"
3 Grimm: "die Glorie"
4 Grimm: "off'ne"
5 Grimm: "Hauchten leisen Kuss auf"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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


Text added to the website: 2007-06-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:23
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