by Friedrich Marx (1830 - 1905)

Dein Bild
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Vom Wassergrunde helle
grüßt mich [das]1 Sterngebild, 
wenn flutend auch die Welle 
es immer überquillt. 
 
So ruht im Seelengrunde
mir Deine Bildgestalt, 
was bunt auch durch die Runde
an ihr vorüberschwallt.

Note: This is the text as found in the Poesie-Album of Helene Simon, wife of Paul Zech (1881-1946). In 1901 Zech copied this poem into the album without mentioning its author and changed "das" above to "Dein" (footnote 1). The above text might not be the exact original form.

Authorship

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Researcher for this text: Dr. Alfred Hübner

This text was added to the website: 2011-05-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 31