WIE MAG ER DICH JETZT NENNEN, HENRIETTE VOGEL?/
HOW DOES HE LIKE TO CALL YOU NOW, HENRIETTE VOGEL?...
about the title and the very romantic story behind... HENRIETTE VOGEL (1780 - 1811)
Female friend and probably also girlfriend and muse of the German poet, dramatist and romanticist Heinrich von Kleist (1777 - 1811). They committed suicid together at the waterside of the Wannsee (lake nearby Berlin).
PROMISE ME: WHEN IT IS MY TIME TO GO, LET IT BE YOUR POISON THAT WILL KILL ME (BÜSUM)/
VERSPRICH MIR: LASS ES DEIN GIFT SEIN, DAS MICH TÖTET, WENN ES FÜR MICH AN DER ZEIT IST ZU GEHEN (BÜSUM).
WHERE WE TALK ABOUT OUR GODS (LANDSCAPE CLOSE TO COLOGNE)/
WO WIR ÜBER UNSERE GÖTTER SPRECHEN (LANDSCHAFT BEI KÖLN).
November 26-29 in 1812... Days and nights, when the French Grand Armée of Napoleon -retreating after his brutal invasion of Russia- tried to cross the Beresina (or Berezina, a river nearby Borisov/Belarus), attacked by Russian armies, the last door to the "safety" of the West... History will tell us nothing, and anything.