Amy Levy

(1861 - 10 September 1889 / London)

A Cross-Road Epitaph Poem by Amy Levy


"Am Kreuzweg wird begraben
Wer selber brachte sich um."



When first the world grew dark to me
I call'd on God, yet came not he.
Whereon, as wearier wax'd my lot,
On Love I call'd, but Love came not.
When a worse evil did befall,
Death, on thee only did I call.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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