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Ich blickte hinaus zum Fensterlein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich blickte hinaus zum Fensterlein
Beim Morgensonnenstrahl,
Da sah durch die Scheiben die Liebe herein
Zum allerersten Mal!

Den lächelnden Blick so warm und weich,
Ich sah ihn noch nie vorher,
Und doch -- wie kam's? -- ich wußt' es gleich,
Daß es die Liebe wär!

Doch ließ ich noch eine kleine Frist
Geschlossen das Fensterlein.
Ich wußte, wenn es die Liebe ist,
So schlägt sie die Scheiben ein!

Translation(s): FRE

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Un signe certain", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2013-02-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:21
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Word count: 67

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