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Wenn still mit seinen letzten Flammen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wenn still mit seinen letzten Flammen
Der Abend in das Meer versank,
Dann wandeln traulich wir zusammen
Am Waldgestad im Buchengang.

Wir sehn den Mond durch Wolken steigen,
Wir hören fern die Nachtigall,
Wir atmen Düfte, doch wir schweigen -
Was soll der Worte leerer Schall?

Das höchste Glück hat keine Lieder,
Der Liebe Lust ist still und mild;
Ein Kuß, ein Blicken hin und wieder,
Und alle Sehnsucht ist gestillt.

Translation(s): FRE

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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-01-05.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:03
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Word count: 71

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