by Friedrich Hölderlin (1770 - 1843)

Zu Rossen, ewige Lust
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Zu Rossen, ewige Lust
Zu leben, wie wenn Nachtigallen
Süssen Ton der Heimat oder die Schneegans
Den Ton anstimmet über
Dem Erdkreis, [sehnend]1.

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Confirmed with Hymns and Fragments by Friedrich Hölderlin, translated and introduced by Richard Sieburth, Princeton University Press, 1984.

1 Komma: "sehend"


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