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Wo das Reisfeld abgeerntet wurde

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wo das Reisfeld abgeerntet wurde,
Sitzt mein Liebster auf dem Ackerrain.
Weiße Blumen blühen um ihn her,
Aber überm Dorfe steht die rote
Purpurrote Glut der Abendsonne.
Neben meinem Liebsten sitz' ich selber,
Lehne meinen Arm auf seine Schulter,
Und wir blicken aufwärts in den Himmel,
Wo der Drachen meines Liebsten steht.
Und indes die purpurrote Sonne
Hinter unserm Dorfe niedersteigt,
Singen wir, zwei jugendlich Verliebte,
Kleine Lieder, die von Glück erzählen,
Singen mit emporgewandten Augen,
Singen unsre Liebe in den Abend,
Wo der Drachen meines Liebsten steht.

Copied from Die Lyrik des Auslandes in neuerer Zeit, ed. Hans Bethge, Leipzig: Max Hesses Verlag, 1907, pages 71-72.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs


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