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Language: German (Deutsch)

Du weisst, wir bleiben einsam: du und ich,
Wie Stämme, tief in Gold und Blau getaucht,
Mit freien Kronen, die der Seewind streift;
So nah, doch ganz gesondert, ewig zwei.
Doch zwischen beiden webt ein feines Licht
Und Silberduft, der in den Zweigen spielt,
Und dunkel rauscht die Sehnsucht her und hin.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Paul Wertheimer, Neue Gedichte, München und Leipzig: bei Georg Müller, 1904, page 28

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


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) , title 1: "Souls", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-07-16.
Last modified: 2017-04-29 07:59:30
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Word count: 52

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