In the distant horizon

Für die Liebe!

Text by Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)
Translated into English by Joseph Massaad 
franšais - deutsch


In the distant horizon
Appears, like a picture in a cloud,
The city with its towers,
Enveloped by a twilight shroud.

A moisty wind ripples
The greyish water space;
The oarsman in my boat
Rows with a cheerless pace.

The sun rises one more time
Glowing in the sky above,
Showing me the very spot,
Where I lost my dearest love