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Entschlummert

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nun ruht der Wald, die Buchen schlafen,
vom Glanz der Sterne überdacht.
Der Hirte schläft bei seinen Schafen;
und auf der Erde sieht die Nacht.

Die Welt ist still, still wie zum Sterben,
nur eine tiefe Sehnsucht singt
ein letztes Lied mit leisem Werben
und wird dann ruhig, und verklingt.


Submitted by Harry Joelson

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Text added to the website: 2010-01-28.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:24
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