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Im Mondschein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich dachte gestern nacht,
die Sterne müssten singen,
als ich aufwacht
und es leise hörte klingen.

Es war aber eine Handharfe,
die durch die Räume drang,
und durch die kalte, scharfe
Nacht klang es so bang.

Dachte so verlornem Ringen,
Gebeten und Flüchen nach,
und noch lange hört' ich es singen,
lag lang noch wach.


Translation(s): ENG

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

  • ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "In moonlight", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-08-18.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:27
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Word count: 55

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