Lieb Liebchen, legís Hšndchen aufs Herze mein
Place your hand on my heart, my dear

Liederkreis op 24 (Heine) Liederkreis op 24 (Heine)

Heine

Place your hand on my heart, my dear.
Itís beating all the time, díyou hear?
A nasty carpenter lives in there
Crafting my coffin fair and square.

He bangs and hammers day and night;
And on my sleep heís cast a blight.
Now, master-carpenter, end your task.
I want to sleep Ė itís all I ask.