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Altes Kaminstück

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Outside, white snowflakes are blowing
Through the night: the storm is loud:
Here I’m alone, beside the blazing
Hearth inside, warm, quietly bowed.
I sit here in my chair, just thinking,
Here beside the crackling glow,
Kettle humming, as its boiling,
Melodies from long ago.
And my little cat sits near me
Warms its paws beside the coals,
While the flames are flickering, weaving
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Charlotte Gunther 13 December 2017
reverie interrupted. i like it.
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Terry Craddock 07 January 2017
Wisdom Suffers To Provide A Warm House Ready In A Storm how delicious when outside cold flurry snowflakes are blowing while inside a hot pine log fire in the hearth is blazing burning a good dry pine log wood fire burning merrily on a stormy night is a warm comfort glow drink merry sing song inspiring sight; bitter frost cold gales cannot warm snug chase merry spirits away appreciation for a dry roof a warm house is a comfort on a cold day outside wild creatures will be sheltering from this storm snuggled down this night the last of a fierce winter storm we will not in memory mourn; Copyright © Terence George Craddock Inspired by the poem 'Altes Kaminstück' by the poet Heinrich Heine. Dedicated to the poet Henrich Heine.
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Terry Craddock 13 December 2016
'Outside, white snowflakes are blowing Through the night: the storm is loud: Here I’m alone, beside the blazing Hearth inside, warm, quietly bowed.' I love the lines, I think the original German would be quite sublime
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Ratnakar Mandlik 13 December 2016
Flowers from tales, that entrance In the midnight glow Marvelous conceptualization.
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