Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

First Loss

Poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

AH! who'll e'er those days restore,

Those bright days of early love
Who'll one hour again concede,

Of that time so fondly cherish'd!
Silently my wounds I feed,
And with wailing evermore

Sorrow o'er each joy now perish'd.
Ah! who'll e'er the days restore

Of that time so fondly cherish'd.

Comments about First Loss by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • Ratnakar Mandlik (8/28/2016 9:27:00 AM)

    Who will one hour again concede? Nice song. Thanks for sharing it here.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004