by Max Kalbeck (1850 - 1921)

Wohl weiß ich, was das Schilfrohr sagt
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE
Wohl weiß ich, was das Schilfrohr sagt,
Und was das Lied des Vogels klagt,
Ach Luft und Flut und Feld und Hain
Sind all erfüllt von gleicher Pein!

Zu folgen wähnt ich dir, Natur,
Und geh auf eigner Leiden Spur,
Es kommt die Nacht mit leisem Schritt
Und nimmt uns Alle, Alle mit.

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , copyright © 2003
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2017-07-16
Line count: 8
Word count: 53