Treasure Island

Rose Ausländer

(1901-1988 / Bucovina)

Amazement II


Behind my cheerfulness
breathes the grief

Behind the grief
stands my amazement

beyond cheerfulness and grief
and beyond all
what was
what is and
what will be

Submitted: Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, November 06, 2013

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Translated by AnnaMaria Begemann and elana levy

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