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Wo auf hohen Tannenspitzen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wo auf hohen Tannenspitzen,
Die so dunkel und so grün,
Drosseln gern verstohlen sitzen,
Weiss und rot die Moose blühn:
Zu der Heimat in der Ferne
Zög' ich heute noch so gerne.

Wo in's Silber frischer Wellen
Schaut die Sonne hoch herein,
Spielen heimlich die Forellen
In der Erlen grünem Schein:
Zu der Heimat in der Ferne
Zög' ich heute noch so gerne.

Wo die Hirtenfeuer brennen,
Durch den Wald die Herde zieht,
Wo mich alle Felsen kennen,
Drüberhin die Wolke flieht:
Zu der Heimat in der Ferne
Zög' ich heute noch so gerne.

Doch mein Leid ist nicht zu ändern,
Zieht das Heimweh mich zurück,
Hält mich doch in fremden Ländern
Unerbittlich das Geschick:
Zu der Heimat in der Ferne
Zög' ich heute noch so gerne.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs


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