Bertolt Brecht

(10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956 / Augsburg)

Questions - Poem by Bertolt Brecht

Write me what you're wearing! Is it warm?
Write me how you lie! Do you lie there softly?
Write me how you look! Is it still the same?
Write me what you're missing! Is it my arm?

Write me how you are! Have you been spared?
Write me what they're doing! Do you have enough courage?
Write me what you're doing! Is it good?
Write me, who are you thinking of? Is it me?

Freely, I've given you only my questions.
And I hear the answers, how they fall.
When you're tired, I can't carry it for you.

If you're hungry, I have nothing for you to eat.
And so now I leave the world
No longer there, as if I've forgotten you.

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  • Silver Star - 3,066 Points Dutendra Chamling (11/5/2015 11:58:00 PM)

    If we would have a question, we will find out our way. Wonderful poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010

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