Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy


This comes from Petra in Germany today.

"I read a beautiful poem by Erich Fried, which I'm trying to translate for you - it's about my favourite theme "love"."

It is nonsense,
says the brain.
It is what it is,
says love.
It is misfortune,
says expedience.
It is nothing but pain,
says fear.
It is hopeless,
says intelligence.
It is what it is,
says love.
It is ridiculous,
says pride.
It is careless,
says caution.
It is impossible,
says experience.

It is what it is,
says love.


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