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Junge Minne

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schaust Du verträumt vom Thurme nieder,
Du hochlandwilde scheue Maid,
Im knappgeschnürten Purpurmieder,
In keuscher Herzensherrlichkeit,
So denk ich einer Alpenrose,
Die einsam auf der Klippe steht,
Unsorgsam, ob bei Stein und Moose
Ein Menschenauge sie erspäht.

In abgrundtiefer Felsenklause
Bricht donnernd sich der Bergstrom Raum
Und füllt die Schluchten mit Gebrause
Und seines Falls zerstiebtem Schaum . .
Sie aber freut ihr weltfern Blühen
Der Wellen Gaukelspiel und Tanz,
Und wenn die Nebel sonnig sprühen
Des Regenbogens Funkelglanz.

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)

Text added to the website: 2011-08-10 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:30

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Word count: 79

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