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Du mußt das Leben nicht verstehen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Du mußt das Leben nicht verstehen, 
dann wird es werden wie ein Fest. 
Und laß dir jeden Tag geschehen 
so wie ein Kind im Weitergehen 
von jedem Wehen 
sich viele Blüten schenken läßt.
Sie aufzusammeln und zu sparen, 
das kommt dem Kind nicht in den Sinn. 
Es löst sie leise aus den Haaren, 
drin sie so gern gefangen waren, 
und hält den lieben jungen Jahren 
nach neuen seine Hände hin.


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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: 2013-02-13 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:08

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