Calendar of the Soul XXI

“Calendar of the Soul”—Rudolf Steiner’s 52 Verses for the Year
∇ Twenty-first Week of the Year ∆
Below is Dr Steiner’s original verse followed by my translation into English.

Ich fühle fruchtend fremde Macht
Sich stärkend mir mich selbst verleihn,
Den Keim empfind ich reifend
Und Ahnung lichtvoll weben
Im Innern an der Selbstheit Macht.


I feel the striving of a distant life
Budding in me, should I lend it ground…
I sense the kernel ripening
As imagination weaves a secret womb of light
I await the germination of my selfhood’s life.

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Nikoleta Kyprianidis says:

    Dear Max, this is the most WunderVoll translation I ve come across so far- by a long stretch! You are an incredibly insightful WordMan. Thank you so much.

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    1. Max Leyf says:

      Thank you for your kind words, Nikoleta. Maybe you are a uniquely WunderVoll reader.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Nikoleta Kyprianidis says:

        Wahrheitslicht => (neue) Erkenntniskraft.
        “Ich war mit euch vereint,
        Bleibet in mir vereint”

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