Translation © by Emily Ezust

Der Komet 
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Siehst, Kind, du den Kometen, den lichten Stern dort nicht?
Wo er auch wandle, folgt ihm ein ganzes Meer von Licht.
Du bist an meinem Himmel mein Stern und mein Komet.
Ein ganzes Meer von Liebe dir im Gefolge geht.


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  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "The comet", copyright © 2012

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This text was added to the website: 2012-11-15
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Word count: 40

The comet
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Do you not see the comet, dear, the bright star there?
Where it travels, there follows a complete ocean of light.
In my sky, you are my star and my comet:
A total ocean of love follows you in attendance.


  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2012 by Emily Ezust

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This text was added to the website: 2012-11-16
Line count: 4
Word count: 40