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Eine Sonnenblume ist mein Herz

Language: German (Deutsch)

Eine Sonnenblume ist mein Herz 
Und seine Sonne bist Du, 
Denn wenns die Himmelssonne wär, 
So hätt es zuweilen doch Ruh! 

So zög' es nur bei Tageslicht 
Deinem glänzenden Schritte nach,
Und ruhte Nachts im Schlafe aus --
Doch nun ist's immer wach.

Ob Tag ob Nacht sei, immer steht 
Nach Deiner Sphäre sein Sinn,
Schlägt unruhvoll, und klopft und sehnt,
Und drängt zu Dir sich hin.

Es banget vor dem Welken nicht,
Nicht vor des Todes Hauch --
Wenn Deine Liebe nur ewig ist, 
Blüht ewiges Leben ihm auch.

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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: 2012-05-13 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:54
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