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Komm herein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Komm herein, o Nacht, und kühle
Diese Gluten, diesen Schmerz!
Aus dem Wirrsal der Gefühle
Wie errett' ich nur mein Herz!

Wo wir einst so glücklich waren,
Hab' ich wieder sie gesehn,
Und aufs neue, wie vor Jahren,
Ist's um meine Ruh' geschehn.

Lodernd aus der Asche steigen
Flammen, die jetzt Frevel sind;
Denn sie ist nicht mehr ihr eigen,
Ach, und ist so hold und -- blind.

Weil an ihrer Reinheit Blüte
Nie ein trüber Hauch gerührt,
Ahnt sie nicht in ihrer Güte,
Welchen Brand sie lächelnd schürt.

Harmlos zeigt sie, kindlich offen,
Sich beglückt, wenn ich erschien --
Aber ich, ins Herz getroffen,
Ach, was kann ich tun als fliehn!


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: 2011-07-18.

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