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Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich weiß nicht, was mir hier gefällt,
In dieser engen, kleinen Welt
Mit holdem Zauberhand mich hält.
Vergess' ich doch, vergess' ich gern,
Wie seltsam mich das Schicksal leitet;
Und ach, ich fühle, nah und fern
Ist mir noch manches zubereitet.
O wäre doch das rechte Maß getroffen!
Was bleibt mir nun, als, eingehüllt,
Von holder Lebenskraft erfüllt,
In stiller Gegenwart die Zukunft zu erhoffen!

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2007-11-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:30
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