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Language: German

Seit wann du mein - ich weiß es [nicht]1;
was weiß das Herz von Zeit und Raum!
Mir ist, als wär's seit gestern erst,
daß du erfülltest meinen Traum,

mir ist, als wär's seit immer schon,
so eigen bist du mir vertraut:
so ewig lange schon mein Weib,
[so]2 immer wieder meine Braut.

Translation(s): FRE

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1 Karg-Elert: "kaum"
2 Karg-Elert: "und"

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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    * FRE French (Pierre Mathé) , "Maintenant et toujours", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-06-27.

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Maintenant et toujours

Language: French

Je ne sais depuis quand tu es mienne ;
que sait le cœur du temps et de l'espace !
Pour moi, c'est comme si c'était seulement d'hier
que tu as comblé mes rêves,
pour moi, c'est comme si c'était déjà depuis toujours,
tu as si profondément confiance en moi :
tu es depuis éternellement longtemps ma femme,
tu es sans cesse mon épouse.

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    * Translation from German to French copyright © 2010 by Pierre Mathé, pmathe (AT) neuf (DOT) fr, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. Please contact the copyright-holder(s) when requesting permission to reprint and be sure to give proper credit.

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