Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

(28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832 / Frankfurt am Main)

Apparent Death - Poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

WEEP, maiden, weep here o'er the tomb of Love;

He died of nothing--by mere chance was slain.
But is he really dead?--oh, that I cannot prove:

A nothing, a mere chance, oft gives him life again.


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  • Gold Star - 27,526 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/30/2014 9:44:00 AM)

    Life and death the two sides of a coin just the thing of all live beings. Nice and good. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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