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Törnet

Language: Swedish (Svenska)

Törne, du min syskonplanta, 
Svept i vinterns is, försmås du, 
Höljd af taggar, hatas du. 
Men jag tänker: kommer våren, 
Slår du ut i blad och rosor, 
Och en växt fins ej på jorden, 
Ljuf och älskad såsom du. 
O, hur mången törnestängel 
Står ej naken i naturen, 
Som behöfde kärlek blott, 
Blott en solblick af ett hjerta, 
För att kläda sig i rosor 
Och hvart väsens glädje bli!


Translation(s): FIN GER GER

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Ture Rangström (1884 - 1947) , "Der Dornstrauch" FIN by Ture Rangström.

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Orjantappura", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Dornstrauch", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-12-05.
Last modified: 2017-04-30 17:20:03
Line count: 13
Word count: 69

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Orjantappura

Language: Finnish (Suomi) after the Swedish (Svenska)

Orjantappura, sisareni kasvien joukossa,
talven jään verhoamana sinua halveksitaan,
piikkiesi peittämänä sinua vihataan.
Mutta ajattelen: kunhan kevät tulee,
sinä puhkeat taas lehteen ja kukkaan,
eikä maan päällä ole kasvia, joka olisi
yhtä suloinen ja rakastettu kuin sinä.
Miten monta orjantappuranrankaa
törröttääkään alastomana luonnossa;
ne tarvitsisivat vain rakkautta,
vain aurinkoisen katseen jonkun sydämestä,
puhjetakseen kukkaan
ja ilahduttaakseen jokaista, joka ne näkee.


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  • Translation from Swedish (Svenska) to Finnish (Suomi) copyright © 2009 by Erkki Pullinen, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Text added to the website: 2009-12-05.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:28
Line count: 13
Word count: 60