by Benno Kähler (b. 1871), as Kurt Holm

Liebestraum
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Nun hast du alles mir gegeben,
Was [dir verblieb]1,
Und flüsterst nur noch unter Beben:
Behalt mich lieb!

Nun lös' ich leise dir die Hände 
Und atme kaum --
O Wunder du ohn' alles Ende . . . .
O Märchentraum!

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Confirmed with Meine Welt. Gedichte von Kurt Holm (1880-1899), Berlin: Verlag von S. Calvary & Co., 1900, page 91.

1 von Procházka: "mir noch blieb"

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Dream of love", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] , Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2017-12-29
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Word count: 40