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How Heavy The Days

Hermann Hesse 1877 (Calw) – 1962 (Montagnola)



How heavy the days are.
There's not a fire that can warm me,
Not a sun to laugh with me,
Everything bare,
Everything cold and merciless,
And even the beloved, clear
Stars look desolately down,
Since I learned in my heart that
Love can die.

Translated by James Wright

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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