Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

The Soldier's Consolation - Poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

No! in truth there's here no lack:
White the bread, the maidens black!
To another town, next night:
Black the bread, the maidens white!

Topic(s) of this poem: soldier


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Poem Edited: Monday, December 22, 2014


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