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Weißt du, warum ich bei dir bin so gerne

Language: German (Deutsch)

Weißt du, warum ich bei dir bin so gerne,
Landfremder Findling, liebe Kostbarkeit?
Die andern Leute sind ein Haufen Sterne,
Du wie der Mond bist einzig weit und breit.
Was andre sprechen, ist wie Sand der Düne,
Was du sprichst, ist wie Edelstein im Schacht.
Die andern machte Gott mit der Maschine,
Mit seinen Händen hat er dich gemacht.

Translation(s): FRE

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Rencontre", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-06-11.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:36
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