A Palm-Tree

A single fir-tree, lonely,
on a northern mountain height,
sleeps in a white blanket,
draped in snow and ice.

His dreams are of a palm-tree,
who, far in eastern lands,
weeps, all alone and silent,
among the burning sands.

by Heinrich Heine

Comments (30)

An excellent expression. Beautiful poem.
hmm very good....... and very inspiring
Grass is always greener on other side! Beautifully expressed.
His dreams are of a palm-tree, ..... well done by Heinrich Heine
Opposites do attract...sometimes...hot and cold. Beautiful poem.
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