possibly by Paul Klee (1879 - 1940)

Einst dem Grau der Nacht enttaucht
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Einst dem Grau der Nacht enttaucht
Dann schwer und teuer
und stark vom Feuer
Abends voll von Gott und gebeugt
Nun ätherlings vom Blau umschauert,
über Firnen,
zu klugen Gestirnen.

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Note: the words above appear on Paul Klee's painting "Einst dem Grau der Nacht enttaucht" (1918, Watercolor, ink and pencil on paper on cardboard, 22.6 x 15.8 cm; number 17 of a series) and seem to have the title "Bahn". It is not known for certain that Paul Klee wrote them.


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This text was added to the website: 2008-09-06
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