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Die stillen Kähne

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Wolkenbahnen, blass und leer,
Sind ausgespannt in weitem toten Bogen,
Da kommen Kähne, schwarz und schwer,
Wie dunkle Vögel auf dem Fluss gezogen;

Und alle Wasser singen nun nicht mehr,
Die glatten Wellen sind wie blasses Blei,
Die Bäume werden blind und leer.
Die dunklen Kähne ziehen still vorbei.


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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Text added to the website: 2011-07-13.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:28
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