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Am süßesten duften die Blumen im Wald

Language: German (Deutsch)

Am süßesten duften die Blumen im Wald,
Wenn die Blitze versprüht und der Donner verhallt;
Wenn schimmernd im Kelche der Tropfen noch bebt,
Und tröstend der Bogen des Friedens sich hebt.

Am süßesten lächelt ein Auge dich an, 
Wenn's die Wimper erschließt mit der Zähre noch dran;
Wenn's jählings im Fluge dann liebend dich streift,
Und strahlend und leuchtend gen Himmel dann schweift.

Am süßesten grüßet ein Lied wohl dein Herz,
Wenn im heiligen Klang sich verkläret der Schmerz;  
Wenn leis erst und zitternd der Ton sich erschwingt,
Und jauchzend vom Siege des Glaubens dann singt.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Liederbuch von Friedrich Oser, Basel: Benno Schwabe, 1875. Appears in Vermischte Lieder, no. 363, pages 333 - 334.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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