Ingeborg Bachmann

(1926 - 1973 / Austria)

Poems of Ingeborg Bachmann

21. The Surprise 4/23/2012
22. The Wife A-Lost 4/23/2012
23. The Young That Died In Beauty 4/23/2012
24. Theme and Variation 4/27/2012
25. To The Sun 4/20/2010
26. Tokens 4/23/2012
27. Verordnet Diesem Geschlecht Keinen Glauben 4/28/2012
28. Woak Hill 4/23/2012
29. Zummer An Winter 4/23/2012

Every Day

War is no longer declared,
only continued. The monstrous
has become everyday. The hero
stays away from battle. The weak
have gone to the front.
The uniform of the day is patience,
its medal the pitiful star of hope above the heart.

The medal is awarded

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