Gray, my friend, is every theory,

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

English version by Ivan M. Granger
Original Language German

Gray, my friend, is every theory,
but green is the glowing tree of life.

-- from This Dance of Bliss: Ecstatic Poetry from Around the World, Edited by Ivan M. Granger

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