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Matthias Siddhartha Otto!
"When thou commandest me to sing it seems that my heart
would break with pride;
and I look to thy face, and tears come to my eyes.
All that is harsh and dissonant in my life melts into one sweet harmony -
and my adoration spreads wings like a glad bird on its flight across the sea.
I know thou takest pleasure in my singing.
I know that only as a singer I come before thy presence.
I touch by the edge of far spreading wing of my song
thy feet which I could never aspire to reach.
Drunk with the joy of singing I forget myself and call thee
friend who art my lord."