Hermann Hesse

(2 July 1877 – 9 August 1962 / Calw, Württemberg)

Poems of Hermann Hesse

1. A Swarm Of Gnats 1/13/2003
2. Across The Fields 4/8/2010
3. At Night On The High Seas 1/13/2003
4. How Heavy The Days 1/13/2003
5. I Know, You Walk-- 1/13/2003
6. In Secret We Thirst 4/8/2010
7. Lonesome Night 1/13/2003
8. Lying In Grass 1/13/2003
9. On A Journey 1/13/2003
10. Stages 4/8/2010
11. The Poet 1/13/2003
12. Thinking Of A Friend At Night 1/13/2003
13. Without You 1/13/2003

How Heavy The Days

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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