by Christian Morgenstern (1871 - 1914)

Ein Wiesel/ saß auf einem Kiesel
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Ein Wiesel
saß auf einem Kiesel
inmitten Bachgeriesel.

Wißt ihr,
weshalb?

Das Mondkalb
verriet es mir
im stillen:

Das raffinier -
te Tier
tats um des Reimes willen.

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

  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , "The aesthetic Weasel", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "La belette esthète", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2004-07-10
Line count: 11
Word count: 28