A Swarm Of Gnats – Hermann Hesse

Many thousand glittering motes Crowd forward greedily together In trembling circles. Extravagantly carousing away For a whole hour rapidly vanishing, They rave, delirious, a shrill…

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At Night On The High Seas – Hermann Hesse

At night, when the sea cradles me And the pale star gleam Lies down on its broad waves, Then I free myself wholly From all…

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How Heavy The Days – Hermann Hesse

How heavy the days are. There’s not a fire that can warm me, Not a sun to laugh with me, Everything bare, Everything cold and…

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 I Know, You Walk– – Hermann Hesse

I walk so often, late, along the streets, Lower my gaze, and hurry, full of dread, Suddenly, silently, you still might rise And I would…

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Lonesome Night – Hermann Hesse

You brothers, who are mine, Poor people, near and far, Longing for every star, Dream of relief from pain, You, stumbling dumb At night, as…

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Lying In Grass – Hermann Hesse

Is this everything now, the quick delusions of flowers, And the down colors of the bright summer meadow, The soft blue spread of heaven, the…

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On A Journey – Hermann Hesse

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

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The Poet – Hermann Hesse

Only on me, the lonely one, The unending stars of the night shine, The stone fountain whispers its magic song, To me alone, to me…

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Thinking Of A Friend At Night – Hermann Hesse

In this evil year, autumn comes early… I walk by night in the field, alone, the rain clatters, The wind on my hat…And you? And…

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Without You – Hermann Hesse

My Pillow gazes upon me at night Empty as a gravestone; I never thought it would be so bitter To be alone, Not to lie…

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