Der Mensch braucht ein . .

Catalogue Number:- Reference Number:- The Bookmark Society Number:-  
not yet allocated Cash-bm0741 recorded without a number  

Cash's woven bookmark with woven title words in German, and words of a poem


{image of a single swallow}
{image of thatched cottage
with open gate to garden}
Der Mensch
braucht ein
und wär's
noch so klein,
von dem er
kann sagen,
sieh: hier,
das ist mein.
{image of cat asleep
in front of an open fire}
Of bookmark: cm deep by cm wide
My knowledge of the German Language is non-existent. I understand however that a rough translation of this song is:
A man needs a little place, as small as it may be, of which he can say: look here, this is mine.

The design of this bookmark is the same as cash-bm0470: One swallow does not make a summer. The German translation though is not the same verse.


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