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Wie bin ich nun in kühler Nacht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wie bin ich nun in kühler Nacht
Im Wald herumgestrichen!
Die Bäume noch von Regen schwer
[Die]1 wogten tropfend hin und her;
Hätt' nicht mein Herz gebrannt so sehr,
Nach Haus wär' ich gewichen.

Die lohe Glut kein Regen mag,
Kein Tau zu kühlen taugen.
Der rote Blitz entflammt sie nicht,
Der jäh die schwarzen Eichen bricht;
Das tat der Liebsten Angesicht
Mit den zwei lichten Augen.

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Note: later titled "Windsbraut" in collections and continues here
1 Kahn: "Sie"

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2009-04-01T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2017-10-11T12:39:24
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