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Sehnsucht nach Vergessen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Strömung! faßt du mich endlich, verliere ich Boden
  endlich und Ort?
Komme, ja komme, den Baum aus dem Boden zu roden!
  Schwemme mich fort!

Abgrund! hast du den Taumel des Sohnes begriffen,
  schwindelndes Grab?
Zerre, ja zerre den Sohn zu den schlüpfrigen Riffen!
  Zieh mich hinab!

Wüste! du Wüste, so wäre denn wert unser Hader!
  Durstige Du!
Wälze, ja wälze herüber die Glut deiner Ader!
  Schütte mich zu!

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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: "Yearning for oblivion", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2011-08-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:30
Line count: 12
Word count: 68

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