Den store stille Nat gaaer frem
Med Lys fra Himmelens Sale;
Hvert Lys er Sol for Sjæles Hjem
I høiere Verdners Dale.

I Himmeloceanets Skjød
Neddukker Natten sin Vinge
Med alle Stjernesoles Glød,
Mens Sphærernes Harper klinge.

O! Nat, rul dine Verdner frem
I Oceaner af Himle,
Med Priis til Gud fra Engles Hjem
Og Jorderigs Sjælevrimle!


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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