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Seltene Weise

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es kam ein seltener Vogel.
Ich konnte ihn nicht sehn.
Er sang eine seltene Weise.
Ich konnte sie nicht verstehn.

Doch stockten meine Schritte.
Ich mußte horchen tief.
Es war, als ob es heimlich
nach meiner Seele rief.

Doch wie ich vor mich beugte
und horchte emsig sehr -
da flog der Vogel weiter,
da klang das Lied nicht mehr.

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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Text added to the website: 2009-11-01.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:26
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