in german there is a word: FERNWEH. and strange enough, there is no translation in english, or italian ... literally it means: hurt for the far. it is something like: nostalgia for distand lands. at least 20 years ago I wrote a poem with that title.

FERNWEH

REITE
ZUG
DURCH DIE NACHT

WILDE STOPPELFELDER
IN DUNKELHEIT
GERÄNDE DÜFTE
GEBÄREND

TRÄUMENDE ALPEN
UND SCHLEIFENDE GLETSCHER
GERÖLL IM NÄCHTLICHEN SCHNEE

IN BAHNHÖFEN
PLÄTSCHERN
DIE BRUNNEN

SELIG DAS FERNWEH

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