In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will be singing. About the dark times. – Bertolt Brecht, The Svenborg Poems These lines from German playwright Bertolt Brecht seem almost as if composed for a world shuttered and locked down during the coronavirus pandemic. I’ve seen them used for just that purpose, […]
This guest column in the series marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II is dedicated in Memory of one of Germany’s greatest writers and heroes of the war, Bertold Brecht. The first verses of the poem presented in this column speaks volumes. The rest, the author can tell you.