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Willst du, daß ich dich

Language: German (Deutsch)

Willst du, daß ich dich als Schwester hege?
Willst du, daß ich als dein Kind dich ehre?
Oder daß ich dich als Mutter pflege?
Oder daß als Weib ich dich begehre?
Deine Freundin auch wär' ich geblieben,
Sklavin, Göttin, alles, wenn nur deine,
Willst du nur dich von mir lassen lieben
Aber, Lieber, nur von mir alleine!

Translation(s): FRE

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ricarda Huch, zweite vermehrte Auflage, Leizig, H. Haeffel Verlag, 1908, page 200.

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Veux-tu que je te dorlote comme une sœur ?", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-07-24.
Last modified: 2016-03-14 01:49:40
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