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Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich bin in kühler Morgenluft
Den Strom hinabgegangen.
Noch liegt des Frühlings blauer Duft
Von Nebeln trüb umfangen.

Noch schmückt der März mit Reif die Flur,
Doch aller Zweige Beben
Und fern im Ost ein Streif Azur
Verkünden neues Leben!

Ich schaute hin zum lichten Ost,
Um den die Nebel zogen,
Und mit dem Blick hat Mut und Trost
Die Seele eingesogen.

Ich dachte dein, denn drängen sich
Auch Nebel um mein Leben,
Ein Gruss von dir, ein Blick auf dich,
Muss Licht und Klarheit geben.

Und wie im Ost der Azurblick
Den Lenz gewiss verkündet,
So ist durch dich ein volles Glück,
Du herrlich Weib, verkündet!

Submitted by Sharon Krebs


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2007-06-19.

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