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Die Erde liegt so wüst und leer

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Erde liegt so wüst und leer,
Kein grüner Schimmer rings umher,
Der Weg verschneit, die Luft so rauh --
Und doch der Himmel klar und blau!

Die Seele still und kummerreich,
Von fern nur kalt und thränenbleich
Ein Mondglanz der Erinnerung --
Und doch das Hoffen noch so jung?


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Text added to the website: 2010-10-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:02
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