Friedrich Rückert

Rookie (16.May1788 - 31. January 1866 / Schweinfurt)

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Adoration

My dearest stands before me in my thoughts,
how pretty, oh how fair!
so that my senses are dazed, unhinged;
how pretty, how fair!
She smiled at me with her face
so lovely, o so lovely,
so that those radiant beams vibrated through my heart,
how pretty, how fair!

The brightness of her rosy cheeks
beckons me to take pleasure,
and her wavy tresses stream down darkly,
how pretty, o how fair!
How lovely are her narcissus-eyes
when they awaken in dew,
and when they droop intoxicated into slumber,
how pretty, how fair, oh how...

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