Completed in 1464, the original Dorfkirche is considered the oldest building in Friedrichshain, though its repeated reconstruction’s render’d less substance than shape originally original.
According to my calendar’s hurried history, the church was not built until the latter middle ages because Stralow’s theretofore Slav inhabitants were not Christians, just fishermen. The tower was erected in 1824, I assume then, because architect Friedrich Wilhelm Langerhans was the first communal civil engineer with the desire to ring in his erection.
While not fine,
and leaving well-enough alone
slopes slickly to the left and to the right of a spot
joining a perfect circle
where savvy bullshit meets brutal dishonesty,
where the enemy of the good is anything that’s not.
This form varies from beautiful to tragic.
The norm marries insanity to magic.
Threat gings whappen hen Mod wixes mit Gan.