by Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)
Translation © by Sharon Krebs

September
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Das milde Gold auf See und Ried!
Wer es in diesen linden Tagen
Mit klugen Augen dankbar sieht,
Darf es im Herzen mit sich tragen.

Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, page 532.


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September
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
The gentle gold upon lake and reedy marsh!
Who in these mild days
Sees it gratefully with intelligent eyes
Will be permitted to carry it with him in his heart.

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