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Frost, Robert: Feuer und Eis (Fire and Ice in German)

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Fire and Ice (English)

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.


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Feuer und Eis (German)

Manche sagen, dass im Feuer die Welt vergehen wird,
Andere – im Eis.
Von dem, was ich an Sehnsucht spür,
Wünscht ich, dass Feuer uns zerstört.
Doch wenn es zweimal untergehen heißt,
Da weiß ich wohl genug vom Hass
Zu sagen, die Zerstörung durch das Eis
Wär auch ein großer Spass,
Der völlig reicht.


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