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Paris Susende, vexlende, trættende, broget

Hans Christian Andersen 1805 (Odense) – 1875 (Copenhagen)

Susende, vexlende, trættende, broget
Er det omkring mig, — jeg er i Paris!
Ret som en Carnevalsdag er hver Dag her,
Et travesteret, nyt Paradiis.
Kalkede Grave med Roser bemalte,
Menneskesjæle i svaiende Siv
Dandse omkring mig, leende, lokkende,
Vidne: „Minuttet, det er dit Liv!"
Figenbladet er borte og hverdags
Menneskeligt, hvad i Menesket boer.
Babylon tænker jeg paa; Paradisets
Kundskabens Træ nu i Babylon groer.

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Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author and poet. more…

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