Seven songs

Song Cycle by Franz Hüffer (1843 - 1889)

Word count: 66

?. Wind-Flowers [sung text not yet checked]

Twist me a crown of wind-flowers;
  That I may fly away
To hear the singers at their song,
  And players at their play.

Put on your crown of wind-flowers:
  But whither would you go?
Beyond the surging of the sea
  And the storms that blow.

Alas! your crown of wind-flowers
  Can never make you fly:
I twist them in a crown to-day,
  And to-night they die. 

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