Epitaph.

A poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As a boy, reserved and naughty;
As a youth, a coxcomb and haughty;
As a man, for action inclined;
As a greybeard, fickle in mind.
Upon thy grave will people read:
This was a very man, indeed!

Reader Comments

Tell us what you think of 'Epitaph.' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

comments powered by Disqus

Home | Search | About this website | Contact | Privacy Policy