by Theodor Storm (1817 - 1888)

Abends
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Warum duften die Levkoien so viel schöner bei der Nacht?
Warum brennen deine Lippen so viel röter bei der Nacht?
Warum ist in meinem Herzen so die Sehnsucht auferwacht,
Diese brennend roten Lippen dir zu küssen bei der Nacht?

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "In the evening", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2007-07-05
Line count: 4
Word count: 39