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Wie doch so still dir am Herzen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wie doch so still dir am Herzen
Ruhet das Kind!
Weiß nicht, wie Mutterschmerzen
So herbe sind!
Auf Stirn und Lippen und Wangen
Ist schon vergangen
Das süße Rot.
Und dennoch heimlicherweise 
Lächelt es leise. --
Leise 
Küsset es der Tod!


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