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Amsel, wie magst du so lange schlagen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Amsel, wie magst du so lange schlagen,
Die Dämmrung zu stören! 
Flieg' weiter hinaus, mir weckst du nur Klagen,
Mich quält's dich zu hören.

Amsel, wie magst du so tödlich singen
Vom Lebensbronnen! 
Und mir will nichts die die Genesung bringen,
All meine Kraft ist zerronnen. 

Amsel, ich weiß nicht, wohin ich mich rette
Vor deinem Gesange
Und dann vor des Frühlings Blumenkette,
Vor all dem Lebens- und Liebesdrange!

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Cotta'scher Musen-Almanach für das Jahr 1898, achter Jahrgang, ed. by Otto Braun, Stuttgart: Nachfolger, J. G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung, 1898, pages 240 - 241.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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