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Trug mein Herz ich auf der Hand

Language: German (Deutsch)

Trug mein Herz ich auf der Hand,
[wehte]1 ein Wind her übers Land,
weg war es!

Kam ein Mütterchen. "Mit Verlaub: 
habt ihr mein Herz?" Die Alte war taub, 
nickte nur.

Kam der Jäger, brummte was:
"So ein Herz, was schert mich das,
frag weiter!"

Fragt' ich die Wege auf und ab,
keiner mein Herz mir wieder gab,
weg war es!

Kam zuletzt des [Hufschmieds]2 Kind:
"Mädel, sahst du kein Herz im Wind?"
Lachte sie leis:

"Hat's auch der Wind nicht, hast du doch keins,
du dauerst mich, Bub, da, nimm meins,
aber halt's fest!


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Gesammelte Dichtungen von Gustav Falke, Berlin und Hamburg, Alfred Janssen, 1912, Volume 3, page 69.

1 Jarnach: "weht' "
2 Schillings: "Huffenschmieds"

Submitted by Peter Donderwinkel

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

  • ENG English [singable] (John Bernhoff) , title 1: "The compassionate lassie"
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title unknown, copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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