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Verschwiegene Liebe

Language: German (Deutsch)

Über Wipfel und Saaten
In den Glanz hinein -
Wer mag sie erraten,
Wer holte sie ein?
Gedanken sich wiegen,
Die Nacht ist verschwiegen,
Gedanken sind frei.

Errät es nur eine,
Wer an sie gedacht
Beim Rauschen der Haine,
Wenn niemand mehr wacht
Als die Wolken, die fliegen -
Mein Lieb ist verschwiegen
Und schön wie die Nacht.


Translation(s): CAT ENG FRE FRE ITA

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Submitted by Emily Ezust

Authorship


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Silent love", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Amore segreto", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Amour silencieux", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Amor silenciós", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Stéphane Goldet) (Pierre de Rosamel) , title 1: "Amour taciturne", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Silent love

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

 Over treetops and corn
 and into the splendor -
 who may guess them,
 who may catch up with them?
 Thoughts sway,
 the night is mute;
 thoughts run free.
 
 Only one guesses,
 one who has thought of her
 by the rustling of the grove,
 when no one was watching any longer
 except the clouds that flew by -
 my love is silent
 and as fair as the night.


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Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:27
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Word count: 68