by Albert Sergel (1876 - 1946)

Auf Vaters Knien
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Hopp, mein Reiter, immer zu,
Pferdchen kennt ja keine Ruh,
will nur immer weiter traben
lustig über Feld und Graben,
bald Galopp und bald im Trab
bautz! da fällt der Reiter ab!


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

  • ENG English (Malcolm Wren) , title 1: "On father's lap", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2008-03-12
Line count: 6
Word count: 32