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Liedchen ohne R

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ein Veilchen wollte stille blühen,
Und bat um Himmelstau;
Und jedes Blatt fing an zu glühen
In schönem dunkelm Blau.

Es blieb entzogen vielen Blicken,
Ihm ist so wohl, so gut;
Doch kam ein Mädchen, es zu pflücken
Und steckt' es auf den Hut.

"O hättest du mich leben lassen!",
So seufzt' das Veilchen tief,
"Du bist zu schön, um dich zu hassen!",
So seufzt' es und entschlief.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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Text added to the website: 2007-11-20.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:30
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