by Franz Kafka (1883 - 1924)

So fest wie die Hand den Stein hält
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
So fest wie die Hand den Stein hält.
Sie hält ihn aber fest,
nur um ihn desto weiter zu verwerfen.
Aber auch in jene Weite führt der Weg.

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Ferdinando Albeggiani

Text added to the website: 2008-07-14 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:28
Line count: 4
Word count: 28