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Aus tiefem Dunkel‑Schlummer aufzufliehn

Language: German (Deutsch)

Aus tiefem Dunkel-Schlummer aufzufliehn,
oh hell erwacht,
einen glänzenden Strom entlang zu ziehn
mit Glut und Macht,
durch ungeheure Weiten,
die Seele rein nur Glanz, oh so zu schreiten
über schwarze Flächen
hinauf zu glänzenden Gebirgbächen,
die von dem Großen Allergrößten sprechen,
durch ungeheure Nacht --
oh hell erwacht.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Alfred Mombert, Die Schöpfung Gedicht-Werk, Leipzig: Im Insel-Verlag, 1921, page 154

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


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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2013-06-06.
Last modified: 2016-11-30 10:11:59
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