Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Measure Of Time - Poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

EROS, what mean'st thou by this? In each of thine hands is an hourglass!

What, oh thou frivolous god! twofold thy measure of time?
"Slowly run from the one, the hours of lovers when parted;

While through the other they rush swiftly, as soon as they meet."


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  • Dawn Fuzan (5/15/2014 2:58:00 PM)


    Wolfgang Amazing poetry here keep on writing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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