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Wem ich dieses klage

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wem ich dieses klage,
Weiß, ich klage nicht;
Der ich dieses sage,
Fühlt, ich zage nicht.

Heute heißt's: verglimmen,
Wie ein Licht verglimmt,
In die Luft verschwimmen,
Wie ein Ton verschwimmt.

Möge schwach wie immer,
Aber hell und rein,
Dieser letzte Schimmer,
Dieser Ton nur sein.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2009-09-23.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:22
Line count: 12
Word count: 46

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