The Eternal

“Would you envy him this,
Or even disgust something
Just know that poets’ words
Around the gate of paradise
Always hovering softly tapping,
Asking for eternal life.”

West-Eastern Divan, Goethe.

Translated into Arabic by Prof. Abdul Rahman Badawi.

Oil, ink and India ink on birch wood
134cm x 74cm
Stolberg 2020