Daily Archives: January 6, 2016

On The New Year – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

FATE now allows us,  ‘Twixt the departing  And the upstarting,  Happy to be;  And at the call of  Memory cherish’d,  Future and perish’d  Moments we see.  Seasons of anguish,–  Ah, they must ever  Truth from woe sever,  Love and joy … Continue reading

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New Love, New Life  – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

HEART! my heart! what means this feeling?  What oppresseth thee so sore?  What strange life is o’er me stealing!  I acknowledge thee no more.  Fled is all that gave thee gladness,  Fled the cause of all thy sadness,  Fled thy … Continue reading

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Declaration Of War – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

OH, would I resembled  The country girls fair,  Who rosy-red ribbons  And yellow hats wear!  To believe I was pretty  I thought was allow’d;  In the town I believed it  When by the youth vow’d.  Now that Spring hath return’d,  … Continue reading

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