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Der Abschied

Language: German (Deutsch)

Laß mein Aug den Abschied sagen,
Den mein Mund nicht nehmen kann!
Schwer, wie schwer ist er zu tragen!
Und ich bin doch sonst ein Mann.

Traurig wird in dieser Stunde
Selbst der Liebe süßtes Pfand,
Kalt der Kuß von deinem Munde,
Matt der Druck von deiner Hand.

Sonst, ein leicht gestohlnes Mäulchen,
O wie hat es mich entzückt!
So erfreuet uns ein Veilchen,
Das man früh im März gepflückt.

Doch ich pflücke nun kein Kränzchen,
Keine Rose mehr für dich.
Frühling ist es, liebes Fränzchen,
Aber leider Herbst für mich!


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


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 between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:30

Line count: 16
Word count: 91

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