by Christian Morgenstern (1871 - 1914)

Die Sonne will sich sieben Male spiegeln
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Die Sonne will sich sieben Male spiegeln,
in allen unsern sieben Leibesgliedern:
daß sie ihr siebenmal ihr Bild erwidern.
Die Sonne will uns [siebenmal]1 entsiegeln.

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Confirmed with Christian Morgenstern, Wir fanden einen Pfad. Gedichte, München: R. Piper & Co Verlag, 1966, page 62, in section IV.

1 Temesvary: "sieben Mal"


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This text was added to the website: 2009-06-08
Line count: 6
Word count: 28