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Die Waise und die Waisen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Euch kann die Sorge nicht umringen,
liebliche kleine Vögelein,
denn so bald euch wachsen die Schwingen,
werdet ihr frei und glücklich sein.
Schließt eure zarten Augenlider
von mir beschirmet sorglos zu,
mit kehrt im Traum das Glück nur wieder,
schlaft Vöglein ein in süßer Ruh.

Keine Mutter schützt euch Armen,
weh mir, ich theile dies Geschick,
aber mit Euch hat man Erbarmen,
mir lächelt keines Freundes Blick.
Meine Klage hallt einsam wieder,
niemand spricht liebend Trost mir zu,
und nur im Traum schwebt Glück hernieder,
drum schlafet ein in süßer Ruh.

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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: 2009-08-25 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:20

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