By: Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805)
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Poem of January, 2022 - The Conflict, by Friedrich Schiller. Language of origin: German, "Der Kampf".
The poet suffers sorely from the love of another man’s wife: the conflict of passion and duty gnaws his heart. At last, he decides to leave. But could his feelings be mutual?