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Der gute Tag

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ob schon die Lerchen steigen?
Was sonst wohl schuld sein mag?
Mir ist zumut so eigen:
Ein Glück klingt durch den Tag.

Mein Wollen scheint Vollbringen,
Und kein Gedanke zagt,
Als müßt' mir heut gelingen,
Was immer ich gewagt.

Mein Kindlein kam vorüber
Und sah mich lächelnd an,
Als wunderte sich's über
Mich frohgemuten Mann.

Und immer hör ich's gehen
Wie fernen Lerchenschlag.
Ich weiß nicht was geschehen:
Ein Glück klingt durch den Tag.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Ernst Zahn, Stuttgart & Leipzig: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1910, page 48.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "The good day", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2014-01-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:30
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Word count: 74

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