The flowers look up

Text by Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)
Set by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), op. 96 no. 3 (1884/1885)

Translated into English by Joseph Massaad 

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All the flowers look
Above at the shining sun;
Towards the shining see
All streams take their run.

Towards my shining love will flutter
Every song, where it belongs -
Take to her with my sighs and tears,
Troubled and nostalgic songs !