August Stramm was a German poet and playwright who is considered one of the first of the expressionists. He also served in the German Army and was killed in action during World War I.
He worked in the German Post Office Ministry as a young man and served his mandatory year of duty in the German Army in 1896–1897. After this, he travelled to the ...
Yielding clod lulls iron off to sleep
bloods clot the patches where they oozed
A star frightens the steeple cross
a horse gasps smoke
iron clanks drowsily
Staffs flehen cross arms
Writing zagt pale unknown