by Franz Kafka (1883 - 1924)
Translation © by Laura Prichard

Träumend hing die Blume
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Träumend hing die Blume am hohen Stengel.
Abenddämmerung umzog sie.


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):

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Dreaming, hung the flower", subtitle: "Homage to Schumann", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "La fleur rêvant accrochée", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Ferdinando Albeggiani

This text was added to the website: 2009-05-20
Line count: 2
Word count: 10

Dreaming, hung the flower
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Dreaming, hung the flower from its long stem.
At dusk, it moved.

Subtitle: "Homage to Schumann"


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This text was added to the website: 2020-01-08
Line count: 2
Word count: 12