Alfred Brendel

(1931 / Loučná nad Desnou)

Alfred Brendel Poems

1. 5 9/23/2017
2. 6 9/23/2017
3. 8 9/23/2017
4. A pig 9/23/2017
5. As soon as the cybermen 9/23/2017
6. Bent over myself 10/26/2017
7. BUDDHAS AND SANTAS 10/26/2017
8. In the hereafter 10/26/2017
9. Quite an achievement 10/26/2017
10. Surrounded by all that noise 10/26/2017
11. The discovery of opposites 10/26/2017
12. We are the rooster and the hen 10/26/2017
13. When Christo had wrapped the Three Tenors 10/26/2017
14. When Mozart was murdered 10/26/2017
15. Whether he had been born 10/26/2017
16. You feel an inner void 10/26/2017

Comments about Alfred Brendel

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (9/24/2017 7:39:00 AM)

    I love Brendel when he plays Beethoven on the piano...

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Best Poem of Alfred Brendel

6

No
it wasn't the cook
and don't let's blame the gardener
still less the lady's maid
least of all Griffiths
the butler
despite his haggard look
On no account
should we consider the corgies
who have
admittedly
mutilated a number of toddlers before
As for the farm manager
a self-declared gipsy
he had joined his family for dinner
in their caravan
miles away
Finally
any personal involvement of our host
may safely be discounted
since his Lordship is equipped
with only one leg
A statue in the vegetable garden ...

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5

Demons
scarcely distinguishable from gods
play on the furrows of our souls
like instrumentalists
painfully but with panache
When they squeeze us
we whine
like dogs craving to get out
to bark at the dark

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