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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 gehn,
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): ENG FRE

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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, pages 53-54.


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

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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)

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

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


Text added to the website: 2009-05-21.
Last modified: 2018-10-29 16:49:39
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