Poems

Kaspar Hauser's Song

He truly loved the purple sun, descending from the hills,
The ways through the woods, the singing blackbird
And the joys of green.

Sombre was his dwelling in the shadows of the tree
And his face undefiled.
God, a tender flame, spoke to his heart:
Oh son of man!

Silently his step turned to the city in the evening;
A mysterious complaint fell from his lips:
'I shall become a horseman.�

But bush and beast did follow his ways
To the pale people's house and garden at dusk,
And his murderer sought after him.

Spring and summer and ' oh so beautiful ' the fall
Of the righteous. His silent steps
Passed by the dark rooms of the dreamers.

At night he and his star dwelled alone.
He saw the snow fall on bare branches
And in the murky doorway the assassin's shadow.
Silvern sank the unborne's head.



Poem topics: , , , , , , , , ,

Rate this poem:

Add Kaspar Hauser's Song poem to your favorites

Add Poet Georg Trakl to your favorites

Similar Poems
There is no similar poems related to "Kaspar Hauser's Song" poem.
All Georg Trakl Poems

Popular Poets

Naga Babaji (0 poems)
John Freeman (196 poems)
Frederick Tennyson (1 poems)
Gelett Burgess (4 poems)
Thomas Blackburn (3 poems)
Muna Lee (1 poems)
Louis Macneice (1 poems)
John Donne (73 poems)
Cristina Teodor (102 poems)
Alice Milligan (1 poems)

Popular Poems

A Dirge, by Percy Bysshe Shelley
On A Fowler, By Isidorus, by William Cowper
Ornithology, by Ronald Koertge
The House Of Dust: Part 02: 01: The Round Red Sun Heaves Darkly Out Of The Sea, by Conrad Aiken
Sonnet 107:, by William Shakespeare
Repentance, by George Herbert
There Once Was A Fellow Called Croll, by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Sonnet Xii, by Edmund Spenser
Our Daily Bread, by Robert Service
Behind The Scenes, by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi