Die engste Nähe
Language: German (Deutsch)
Wir hatten einander so gerne,
und lauschten heimlich versteckt
als wie zwei Mandelkerne,
von einer Schale bedeckt.
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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "The closest nearness", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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The closest nearness
Language: English after the German (Deutsch)
We were so fond of each other
And listened secretly concealed
As do two halves of an almond
Covered by a single shell.
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Text added to the website: 2011-05-23.
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