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Im Wäldchen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es schmiegte sich an die Büsche
Die laue weiche Nacht,
Ich saß im dunkeln Wäldchen
und hab an dich gedacht.

Es kosten und schielten Träume
Durch's schweigende, weite Gefild,
Aus allen Büschen grüßte
Dein lieb wehmüthig Bild.

Ich griff mit zitternden Händen
In die thauigen Zweige hinein,
Und wollte dich haschen und legen
An's einsame Herze mein.

Da schwand das liebe Gebilde
In weicher wehender Luft.
Und alle Büsche hauchten
Gar wundersüßen Duft.

Und alle Büsche hauchten
So liebliche Melodei,
Als ob's die einsame Liebe
Deines stillen Herzens sei.

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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: 2011-07-18 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:35

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