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Wiedersehn

Language: German (Deutsch)

Jahrelang ertrug ich das Leid:
Fernsein vom Strahl deines Blickes.
Aber vom Riegel befreit
Jäh nun aufspringen sie weit,
Goldne Tore des Glückes!

Horch, es erbraust das Geläut
Wiedersehnzeit uns vom Turme!
Was mich geschmerzt und gefreut,
Flattert ins Weite verstreut,
Naht mein Held sich im Sturme.

Mein! -- Und das Zeitrad zerschellt
Stockend im Schöpfungsgetriebe,
Himmel und Erde zerfällt,
Hoch aus dem Schutte der Welt
Schlägt die Flamme die Liebe!


Translation(s): FRE

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ricarda Huch, zweite vermehrte Auflage, Leizig, H. Haeffel Verlag, 1908, page 219.


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Retrouvailles", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2010-05-20.
Last modified: 2016-03-14 01:48:20
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