Es fiel einmal ein Kuckucksei Vom Baum herab und ging entzwei. Im Ei da war ein Krokodil; Am ersten Tag war's im April.
- by Hans Bötticher (1883 - 1934), as Joachim Ringelnatz [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Gary Bachlund (b. 1947), "Das Ei", 2008 [medium voice and piano], from Kleine Wesen, no. 6 [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , "The egg", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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