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Über mir in wolkigen Lüften

Language: German (Deutsch)

Über mir in wolkigen Lüften
[Jubeln]1 Lerchen traumverloren.
Tief im Haidekraute lieg’ ich,
Fühle mich so erdgeboren.

Ganz, als ob ich aus der Scholle
Wildentwachsen wär’, wie Bäume,
Leicht vom Haidewind geschaukelt,
Erde halb -- und halb auch Träume.

Ganz, als ob ich aus der Scholle
Aufgeflogen wär' mit Schwingen,
Hoch im Sommerwind aufsteigend,
Erde halb -- und halb doch Klingen.

Translation(s): ENG

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1 Teichmüller: "Wogen" ; more changes may exist, not noted above.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Born of Earth", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2014-12-18.
Last modified: 2014-12-18 16:29:57
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