Monday, March 24, 2008

Franz Joseph


Irene said...

An unfortunate, cruelly thrust into water far over his head.

Jeffrey Smith said...

He survived, though, and did his duty. Called himself a "pechvogel"; an ill-omened bird.

Irene said...

I don't think I would label his end "survival". By then he was a corpse that still walked, one which death cruelly eluded. And the duty that he did do more than once turned out to be a disaster. "Pechvoegel" is an apt label.