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Contributor: Eva Lamb

Language of text: German
Type of text: Poem
Author or source: Joachim Ringelnatz
Intended age of students: Key Stage 3/4
Source reference: Words:

NB There are two poems with the same title - they could be read for contrast.

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Full of melancholy, slow and tender, yet sensual, colourful and positive.

Extract : Eine trübe, kaltfeuchte Wagenspur:
Das ist die herbstliche Natur.
Sie hat geleuchtet, geduftet und trug
Ihre Früchte.

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