by Christian Morgenstern (1871 - 1914)

Wir sitzen im Dunkeln
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Wir sitzen im Dunkeln...
Der Vorhang rauscht leise...
Sternblumenkreise durchs Fenster funkeln.
Wir träumen und trinken die ewige Ruh...
Unsere Wesen sinken schweigend sich zu.

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "We sit in darkness", copyright © 2016


Researcher for this text: Dave Benson

This text was added to the website: 2004-07-05
Line count: 5
Word count: 25