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Poesie ist tiefes Schmerzen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Poesie ist tiefes Schmerzen,
Und es kommt das echte Lied
Einzig aus dem Menschenherzen
Das ein tiefes Leid durchglüht.

[Doch die höchsten Poesien
Schweigen wie der höchste Schmerz,
Nur wie Geisterschatten ziehen
Stumm sie durchs gebrochne Herz.]1


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