Georg Trakl

(3 February 1887 - 3 November 1914 / Salzburg)

Silence - Poem by Georg Trakl

Over the forests the moon

Gleams pale, makes us dream,

The willow by the dark pond

Weeps soundlessly in the night.

A heart extinguishes - and placidly

The fogs flood and rise -

Silence, silence!

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 6, 2012

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