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by Ernst von Wildenbruch (1845 - 1909)

Warum so bleich und blaß
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT
Warum so bleich und blaß,
  Geliebtes Angesicht?
Warum von Thränen naß,
  O du mein Augenlicht?

Manch Leid will ich besteh'n,
  Und ich verzage nicht --
Dich aber weinen, sehn,
  Ach ich ertrag' es nicht.

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2010-09-29
Line count: 8
Word count: 33