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Language: German

Berggipfel erglühen,
Waldwipfel erblühen,
vom Lenzhauch geschwellt.
Zugvogel mit Singen
erhebt seine Schwingen,
ich fahr' in die Welt!

Mir ist zum Geleite
in lichtgoldnem Kleide
Frau Sonne bestellt.
Sie wirft meinen Schatten
auf  blumige Matten.
Ich fahr' in die Welt!

Mein Hutschmuck die Rose,
mein Lager im Moose,
der Himmel mein Zelt;
mag lauern und trauern,
wer will, hinter Mauern
ich fahr' in die Welt!

Submitted by Bertram Kottmann


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