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Close Both My Eyes

Theodor Storm 1817 (Husum) – 1888 (Hademarschen)



Close both my eyes
with your beloved hands!
For everything I suffer
comes to rest under your hand.

And as the pain,
wave upon wave, gently lies down to sleep,
as the last heartbeat stirs,
you fill my whole heart.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Theodor Storm

Hans Theodor Woldsen Storm, commonly known as Theodor Storm, was a German writer. He is considered to be one of the most important figures of German realism. more…

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