Franz Werfel

(10 September 1890 – 26 August 1945 / Prague)

Poems of Franz Werfel

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

Dance Of Death

Death has taken me out for a swing.
At first I didn't drop from the quickstep
In his dance and clogged right along
Until he drove the tempo up.

How swiftly was I pulled into being
The jumping jack, the dancing chicken,
Becoming nothing but a scream to God
With no hope of what He was thinking.

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