Ecco Homo

by Friedrich Nietzsche, translated by Peter Saint-Andre

My source I know:
Like flame I glow,
Myself devour;
What I enfold
Grows bright and pure,
What I let go
Turns hard and cold.
I'm fire's power —
Of this I'm sure.

(Translation of "Ecce Homo", The Joyful Learning, Prelude, ยง62)

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