The Pine Tree Speaks—
High rooted above beasts and men,
I speak: none answers me again.
Too lonely and too proud my state:
I wait: what is that I wait?
Too near me hangs the cloudy vault:
I wait the lightnings first assault.
Nietzsche, Friedrich. “Pinie und Blitz” [“The Pine Tree Speaks”], The Green Sheaf vol. 12, 1904, p. 2. Green Sheaf Digital Edition, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, 2021. Yellow Nineties 2.0, Ryerson University Centre for Digital Humanities, 2021. https://1890s.ca/GSV12-nietzsche-pine/