by Hans Bötticher (1883 - 1934), as Joachim Ringelnatz
Translation © by Gary Bachlund (b. 1947)

Einleitung
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Viel passiert zu allen Zeiten
In der Welt der Kleinigkeiten.
Stimmt bald ernst und stimmt bald heiter. --
So, nun blätt're, bitte, weiter.

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

  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , "Introduction", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Text added to the website: 2009-03-09 00:00:00
Last modified: 2016-10-28 15:49:56
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Introduction
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Much occurs at various times
In this world of tiny rhymes.
It could be serious, or comic too,
So please then, friend, continue.

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Text added to the website: 2009-03-14 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:10
Line count: 4
Word count: 23