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Die Liebste hat mit Schweigen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Liebste hat mit Schweigen
Das Fenster aufgetan,
Sich lächelnd vor zu neigen,
Daß meine Blick' es sahn,

Wie mit dem wolkenlosen
Blick einen Gruß sie beut,
Da hat sie lauter Rosen
Auf mich herab gestreut

Sie lächelt mit dem Munde
Und mit den Wangen auch;
Da blüht die Welt zur Stunde
Mir wie ein Rosenstrauch.

Sie lächelt Rosen nieder,
Sie lächelt über mich
Und schließt das Fenster wieder,
Und lächelt still in sich.

Sie lächelt in die Kammer
Mit ihrem Rosenschein;
Ich aber darf, o Jammer,
Darin bei ihr nicht sein.

O dürft' ich mit ihr kosen
Im Kämmerchen ein Jahr!
Sie hat es wohl voll Rosen
Gelächelt ganz und gar!

Translation(s): DUT ENG ITA

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title unknown, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title unknown, copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-10-20 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:10

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