Posts in Category: What has been left

The mirror tells me that I am fair!

"Der Spiegel sagt mir: ich bin schön!
Ihr sagt: zu altern sei auch mein Geschick.
Vor Gott muß alles ewig stehn,
In mir liebt ihn für diesen Augenblick."

(G.W. von Goethe in Suleika)
Aachen (D)

A goalkeeper’s memorial


“I played goalkeeper.
I coached high school soccer teams: 
I lost interest.”

(M. Walker in the haiku  A soccer report)
Liège-Tilleur (B)

Blue and that after drinking just one can of beer

“One little beer can be alright, 
One big black beer, or maybe a lite.
Two beers down you begin to glow, 
And you’ll be singing, before you know.”

(J. Olivarez in Drinking beer)
Rocourt (B)

Quite a row of them sitting there

"At night when reddest flowers are black
Those who once sat thereon come back;
Quite a row of them sitting there,
Quite a row of them sitting there."

(Th. Hardy in The garden seat)
Rocourt (B)

After the farmer has left the field

"The voice of one crying in the wilderness,
Prepare ye the way of the Lord.
Make straight in the desert a high way, a high way for our God."

(J.P. Scott in the song The voice in the wilderness)
Liège (B)

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