by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation © by Amelia Maria Imbarrato

Mein Wagen rollet langsam
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA
Mein Wagen rollet langsam
Durch lustiges Waldesgrün,
Durch blumige Taler, die zaubrisch
Im Sonnenglanze blühn.

Ich sitze und sinne und träume,
Und denk' an die Liebste mein;
Da grüßen drei Schattengestalten
Kopfnickend zum Wagen herein.

Sie hüpfen und schneiden Gesichter,
So spöttisch und doch so scheu,
Und quirlen wie Nebel zusammen,
Und kichern und huschen vorbei.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 158.


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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "My cart rolls slowly", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, appears in Intermezzo lyrique, no. 54, first published 1827
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Il mio carro va piano", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2016-12-02 21:17:43
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Il mio carro va piano
Language: Italian (Italiano)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Il mio carro va piano
per il ridente bosco verde,
per valli fiorite, che incantevoli
ridono nello splendore del sole.

Io siedo e ricordo e sogno,
e penso al mio amore;
e vengono tre figure d'ombra
a salutare col capo dentro il carro.

Saltellano e tagliano il viso,
beffarde e nello stesso tempo timide,
e si perdono in spire di nebbia,
e con risatine guizzano via.

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Text added to the website: 2005-10-15 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:15
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Word count: 66