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Wie du doch so leise kamst

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wie du doch so leise kamst,
Mütterchen, gegangen,
Wenn du meintest, daß der Schlaf
Milde mich umfangen.

Muß das Leid, seitdem du todt,
Rauher kommen hören,
Nahet gar, mich aus dem Schlaf
Jählings aufzustören.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Josef Kitir, Leben und Stimmung: ausgewählte Gedichte, Leipzig: A. G. Liebeskind, 1891, page 1.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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