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An die blaue Himmelsdecke

Language: German (Deutsch)

An die blaue Himmelsdecke,
Wo die schönen Sterne blinken,
Möcht' ich pressen meine Lippen,
Pressen wild und stürmisch weinen.

Jene Sterne sind die Augen
Meiner Liebsten, tausendfältig
Schimmern sie und grüßen freundlich
Aus der blauen Himmelsdecke.

Nach der blauen Himmelsdecke,
Nach den Augen der Geliebten,
Heb' ich andachtsvoll die Arme,
Und ich bitte und ich flehe:

Holde Augen, Gnadenlichter,
O beseligt meine Seele,
Laßt mich sterben und erwerben
Euch und euren ganzen Himmel!


Translation(s): ENG ENG FRE

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