Friedrich Holderlin

(20 March 1770 – 6 June 1843 / Germany)

Looking outward


The open day is bright with pictures for everyone,
when green fields appear on the distant plain,
before the light of evening yields to twilight,
and reflections of light alleviate the noise of the day.
The inner being of the world often appears clouded
and hidden, and people's minds are full of doubts
and irritation, but splendid nature cheers up their days,
and doubt's dark questions stay distant.

Submitted: Monday, September 13, 2010

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