poet August Stramm

August Stramm

August Stramm
Do you like this poet?
12 person liked.
3 person did not like.

August Stramm poems, quotations and biography on August Stramm poet page. Read all poems of August Stramm and infos about August Stramm.

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 United States several times over the next few years before settling in Berlin. In 1912-1913, he wrote two plays, Sancta Susanna (which was subsequently used as a libretto for an early opera by Hindemith) and Die Haidebraut, the first of many to appear before the war.

Stramm was also a reservist in the German Army and had achieved... more »

Add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


Comments about August Stramm

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of August Stramm

Angriff

Tücher
Winken
Flattern
Knattern.
Winde klatschen.
Dein Lachen weht.
Greifen Fassen
Balgen Zwingen
Kuss
Umfangen
Sinken
Nichts.

--------------------------------------------------------

ATTACK

Scarves
Wave
Flutter
Chatter
Winds clatter.
Your laughter blows
Grasp hold
Scuffle force
Kiss
Surrounded
Sink down
Nothingness

Read the full of Angriff