Franz Werfel

(10 September 1890 – 26 August 1945 / Prague)

Franz Werfel Poems

1. The Faithful One 4/21/2010
2. The Snowfall 4/21/2010
3. Morning Hymn 4/21/2010
4. Das Bleibende 1/1/2004
5. Dead Friend Of My Youth 4/21/2010
6. The Ram 4/21/2010
7. One Hour Ater The Dance Of Death 4/21/2010
8. The Creature's Stare 4/21/2010
9. At Old Railroad Stations 4/21/2010
10. Dance Of Death 4/21/2010
11. Six Septets To Honor The Spring Of 1905 3/30/2012
12. I'm Still Just a Child 3/30/2012
13. The Patient 3/30/2012

Dead Friend Of My Youth

Now when you come all that way to meet me
From the country house of your death,
I know that you would remove your hat
To greet someone already old to you.

You'd only half recognize this gentleman
Whose face has become so very different.
But to me you'd burn in that former pureness
Kept young by death, a light out of boyhood.

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