by Hans Bötticher (1883 - 1934), as Joachim Ringelnatz

Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Freude soll nimmer schweigen.
Freude soll offen sich zeigen.
Freude soll lachen, glänzen und singen.
Freude danken ein Leben lang.
Freude soll dir die Seele durchschauern.
Freude soll weiterschwingen.
Freude soll dauern
Ein Leben lang.


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

  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , "Joy", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2009-03-08
Line count: 8
Word count: 35