Paul Celan, “A Leaf” … a poem of our times…

paul-celan-2Paul Celan

– a poem from Schneepart

A Leaf, treeless
For Bertolt Brecht:

What times are these
when a conversation
is almost a crime
because it includes
so much made explicit?

 
       [Trans. Michael Hamburger]
 
 
 
 
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~ by samofthetenthousandthings on January 20, 2017.

2 Responses to “Paul Celan, “A Leaf” … a poem of our times…”

  1. Perfect, Sam!

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