Der flyver saamange Fugle
Imellem Himmel og Jord.
Selv med den allermindste Fugl
En Tanke fra Gud henfoer.

Der farer saamange Sjæle
Hver Stund fra Himmel til Jord.
Selv i den allermindste Sjæl
En underfuld Verden boer.

Guds Tanker flyve som Fugle;
Som Sjæle fare de hen.
Fra Livets Væld de spredtes ud -
Der samles de først igjen.


About Bernhard Severin Ingemann


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Poet of the day

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer, pictorial artist, biologist, theoretical physicist, and polymath. He is considered the supreme genius of modern German literature. His works span the fields of poetry, drama, prose, philosophy, and science. His Faust has been called one of the greatest dramatic works of modern...
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Poem of the day


Lampwick turned up, the room glows white.
The looms moves easily all night long

as feet work and push below.
Nimbly the shuttle flies in and out,

wide or narrow, big or small, sliding in snug.
Long or short, it glides out smoothly.

Girls who do it...
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