Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Poems

1. A Legacy 4/3/2010
2. A Parable 1/1/2004
3. A Plan The Muses Entertained 1/1/2004
4. A Symbol 1/1/2004
5. Admonition 1/1/2004
6. After-Sensations 1/1/2004
7. Alexis And Dora 4/3/2010
8. Anacreon's Grave 1/1/2004
9. Anniversary Song 1/1/2004
10. Another 1/1/2004
11. Answers In A Game Of Questions 1/1/2004
12. Apparent Death 1/1/2004
13. April 1/21/2003
14. As Broad As It's Long 1/1/2004
15. At Midnight Hour 1/1/2004
16. Authors 1/1/2004
17. Autumn Feelings 1/1/2004
18. Ballad Of The Banished And Returning Count 1/1/2004
19. Before A Court Of Justice 1/1/2004
20. Blindman's Buff 1/1/2004
21. Book Of Contemplation - Firdusi 1/1/2004
22. Book Of Contemplation - Five Things 1/1/2004
23. Book Of Contemplation - For Woman 1/1/2004
24. Book Of Contemplation - Suleika 1/1/2004
25. Book Of Gloom 4/3/2010
26. Book Of Hafis - The Unlimited 1/1/2004
27. Book Of Hafis - To Hafis 1/1/2004
28. Book Of Love - Love's Torments 1/1/2004
29. Book Of Love - One More Pair 1/1/2004
30. Book Of Love - The Types 1/1/2004
31. Book Of Parables - All Kinds Of Men 4/3/2010
32. Book Of Parables - Bulbul's Song 4/3/2010
33. Book Of Parables - From Heaven There Fell Upon The Foaming Wave 4/3/2010
34. Book Of Parables - In The Koran With Strange Delight 4/3/2010
35. Book Of Parables - It Is Good 4/3/2010
36. Book Of Paradise - The Privileged Men 4/3/2010
37. Book Of Proverbs 1/1/2004
38. Book Of Suleika - Hatem 01 1/1/2004
39. Book Of Suleika - Hatem 02 1/1/2004
40. Book Of Suleika - Hatem 03 1/1/2004

Comments about Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • (6/4/2018 1:09:00 PM)

    Fuer Sie, liebe Gisela: In allen Wipfeln spuerest Du kaum einen Hauch. Die Voegelein schweigen im Walde, warte nur, balde ruhest auch Du.

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  • (2/20/2018 3:47:00 PM)

    I am going to have my 86.Birthday and I am looking for the little poem by Goethe, which was drummed into us besides other poetry by my teacher:
    'Ueber allen Gipfeln ist Ruh' and I can't remember the rest completely. Can anyone help

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (12/10/2015 5:40:00 AM)

    Gut! Ein Mittel, ohne Geld
    Und Arzt und Zauberei zu haben:
    Begib dich gleich hinaus aufs Feld,
    Fang an zu hacken und zu graben,
    Erhalte dich und deinen Sinn
    In einem ganz beschraunken Kreise,
    Ernauhre dich mit ungemischter Speise,
    Leb Mit dem Vieh als Vieh, and acht es nicht fur Raub,
    Den Acker, den du erntest, selbst zu dungen;
    Das ist das beste Mittel, glaub,
    Auf achtzig Jahr dich zu verjungenl


    Good! A method can be used
    without physicians, gold, or magic,
    Go out into the open field
    and start to dig and cultivate;
    keep your body and your spirit
    in a humble and restricted sphere,
    sustain yourself by simple fare,
    live with your herd and spread your own manure
    on land from which you reap your nourishment.
    Believe me, that's the best procedure
    to keep your youth for eighty years or more.

    [Faust - A Witch's Kitchen - (Mephistopheles to Faust) ]

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (12/10/2015 5:37:00 AM)

    Willst du immer weiterschweifen?
    Sieh, das Gute liegt so nah.
    Lerne nur das Glück ergreifen,
    denn das Glück ist immer da.


    Do you wish to roam farther and farther?
    See the good that lies so near.
    Just learn how to capture your luck,
    for your luck is always there.

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (12/10/2015 5:36:00 AM)

    misunderstandings and neglect create more confusion in this world than trickery and malice. At any rate, the last two are certainly much less frequent.

    'Die Leiden des Jungen Werthers' (The Sorrows of Young Werther)

  • Prakash mohanty (8/24/2015 9:32:00 PM)

    Hlo frnd !!!

  • Donnie Dantonio (10/11/2004 5:00:00 PM)

    hey can u read cazy love for me and tell me how u like it

Best Poem of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The Erl-King

WHO rides there so late through the night dark and drear?
The father it is, with his infant so dear;
He holdeth the boy tightly clasp'd in his arm,
He holdeth him safely, he keepeth him warm.

"My son, wherefore seek'st thou thy face thus to hide?"
"Look, father, the Erl-King is close by our side!
Dost see not the Erl-King, with crown and with train?"
"My son, 'tis the mist rising over the plain."

"Oh, come, thou dear infant! oh come thou with me!
Full many a game I will play there with thee;
On my strand, lovely flowers their blossoms unfold,
My ...

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MY mistress, where sits she?

What is it that charms?
The absent she's rocking,

Held fast in her arms.

In pretty cage prison'd

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