by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 - 1926)

Weisst du, ich will mich schleichen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Weisst du, ich will mich schleichen
leise aus lautem Kreis,
wenn ich erst die bleichen
Sterne über den Eichen
blühen weiß.

Wege will ich erkiesen,
die selten wer betritt
in blassen Abendwiesen -
und keinen Traum, als diesen:
Du gehst mit.

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  • ENG English [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , "Advent", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Word count: 41

Do you know
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
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