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Stay Awhile, Beautiful Moment

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A man in Chalk Mountain, Texas, recalls a sublime evening of conversation with a new German friend. As they parted, the woman uttered a German phrase suggesting that she wanted the moment to last forever. It’s “Verweile doch! Du bist so schön!” and it comes from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s tragic play Faust. This is part of a complete episode.

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