Friedrich Hölderlin Poems


 

Hölderlin Tower on the Neckar River in Tübingen - Photo: Jan Hamlet.



The poems are listed in the order they appear on this site. The longer ones are divided into separate webpages to reduce scrolling and facilitate selection. Only “Bread and Wine" and “Homecoming“ are numbered as in Beissner‘s edition.


Bread and Wine

          Brod und Wein

                          1.  2.  3.  4.  5.  6.  7.  8.  9.

To the Fates

          An die Parzen

As on a holiday

          Wie wenn am Feiertage

To the Sun God

          Dem Sonnengott

Hyperion's Song of Destiny

          Hyperions Schicksalslied

When I was a boy

          Da ich ein Knabe war

Human Applause

          Menschenbeifall

Once Gods Walked

          Götter wandelten einst

The Course of Life

          Lebenslauf

Half of Life

          Hälfte des Lebens

Homecoming

          Heimkunft

                          1.   2.   3.   4.   5.   6.                   

Celebration of Peace

          Friedensfeier

Patmos

          Patmos

The Neckar

          Die Neckar

Tübingen Castle

          Burg Tübingen

The Journey

          Die Wanderung

The Rhein

          Der Rhein

The Ister

          Die Ister

Remembrance

          Andenken

Mnemosyne

          Mnemosyne

About the Dolphin

          Vom Dolphin

Out for a Walk

          Der Spaziergang

Looking Out

          Aussicht

The Cheerful Life                             

          Das fröhliche Leben

In Lovely Blueness

          In lieblicher Bläue

To Zimmer

          An Zimmer




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