by Theodor Storm (1817 - 1888)
Translation © by Emily Ezust

So komme, was da kommen mag!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG ENG FRE
So komme, was da kommen mag!
So lang du lebest, ist es Tag.
Und geht es in die Welt hinaus,
Wo du mir bist, bin ich zu Haus.
Ich seh' dein liebes Angesicht,
Ich sehe die Schatten der Zukunft nicht.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Storms Werke, herausgegeben von Theodor Hertel, ertes Band, Mehers Klassiker-Ausgaben, Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig und Wien, 1918, page 103, as an untitled epigraph of "Tiefe Schatten"; the title "Trost" comes from other publications.


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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 (Emily Ezust) , "Comfort", copyright ©
  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , "Day", copyright © 1996, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Consolation", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 40

Comfort
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
 So come, what may!
 As long as You live, it is day for me.
 If things go awry in the world,
 wherever you are, I am at home.
 If I see your lovely face
 I do not see the shadow of the future.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © by Emily Ezust

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 44