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Spätes Glück

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es hat ein Blümchen Tag für Tag
Sich nach dem Licht gereckt,
Die liebe Sonne fand es nicht,
War gar zu tief versteckt.

Erst, als der Sichel blanker Stahl
Die Gräser rings gemäht,
Hat's warm der Sonnenschein geküßt -
War aber viel zu spät!

Translation(s): FRE

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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)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Bonheur tardif", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2013-07-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:17
Line count: 8
Word count: 44

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