A pine tree stands lonely


A pine tree stands lonely
in the north on a bare hill.
He dozes, covered with a white blanket
of ice and snow.

He dreams of a palm tree,
which far away in the East,
lonely and silent mourns
on a burning cliff.

Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)

Translation Germain Droogenbroodt

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