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Im Astwerk wiegt sich der müde

Language: German (Deutsch)

Im Astwerk wiegt sich der müde,
Wind in Schlaf. Meine Hand
lässt eine blutrote Blüte
zerflattern im Sonnenbrand.
Ich habe schon viele Blüten
blühn und zerflattern sehn;
die Freuden und Wehen kommen und gehen,
man kann sie nicht behüten.
Ich habe auch verstreuet
mein Herzblut in das Leben hin;
ich weiss nicht, ob's mich reuet,
ich weiss nur, dass ich müde bin.

Translation(s): FRE

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Lassitude amoureuse", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-05-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:14
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Word count: 62

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