Treasure Island

Nikolaus Franz Niembsch Edler von Strehlenau

(25 August 1802 - 22 August 1850 / Schadat)

Zeiger


Meiner Schwester liebe Sprossen,
Ha, wie seid ihr aufgeschossen,
Seit ich über Berg und Tal
Von euch schied das letzte Mal!
Da ihr wachset und euch dehnet,
Sonnenzeiger unsrer Tage,
Mahnt ihr, wie das Leben jage,
Das ihr fest und ewig wähnet.
Kinderwuchs und Abendschatten
Zeigt dem Wandrer auf dem Steige
Abgemähter Blumenmatten,
Wie sich ihm die Sonne neige.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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