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Meine Lieder stehen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Meine Lieder stehen
Vor deiner Tür,
Sie klopfen an und [bücken]1 sich:
Öffnest du mir?

Meine Lieder haben
Einen seidenen Klang
[Dem Rauschen deines Kleides gleich]2
Im Treppengang.

Meine Lieder tragen
Ein Düften lind,
Ganz wie in deinem Lieblingsbeet
Der Hyazinth.

Meine Lieder kleidet
Ein schweres Rot,
Das deinem seidnen Kleide gleich
Knistert und loht.

Meine schönsten Lieder
Gleichen ganz dir.
Sie stehn an [der Pforte und bücken sich:
Öffnest]3 du mir?


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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O. Schwind sets stanzas 1-2, 4-5

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 40.

1 Schwind: "beugen"
2 Schwind: "Wie das Rauschen deines Kleides"
3 Schwind: "deiner Pforte / Öffnest"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-05-21.
Last modified: 2018-08-15 10:15:23
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