Friedrich Schiller

(10 November 1759 – 9 May 1805 / Marbach, Württemberg)

Elysium - Poem by Friedrich Schiller

Past the despairing wail--
And the bright banquets of the Elysian vale
Melt every care away!
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Comments about Elysium by Friedrich Schiller

  • Susan Williams (10/28/2015 2:50:00 PM)

    In Greek mythology, Elysium was part of the Underworld which is not my idea of a happy place to be. For Schiller, the Elysian fields were a paradise of green fields and flowers where souls would enjoy an eternity of bliss. Beautiful! (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/28/2015 10:21:00 AM)

    West-winds! With the muse of life, love and nature. Nice work. (Report)Reply

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