Guest Poet: Herman Hesse

On A Journey by Herman Hesse

Don’t be downcast, soon the night will come,
When we can see the cool moon laughing in secreturl
Over the faint countryside,
And we rest, hand in hand.

Don’t be downcast, the time will soon come
When we can have rest. Our small crosses will stand
On the bright edge of the road together,
And rain fall, and snow fall,
And the winds come and go.

(Translation by James Wright)

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