poet Dorothea Grünzweig

Dorothea Grünzweig

Biography of Dorothea Grünzweig

Dorothea Grünzweig poet

Dorothea Grünzweig was born in Swabia. She studied Englisch and German at the University of Tübingen and then spent some years in Scotland and England. Afterwards she teached seven years at a boarding school in Southern Germany.

Since 1989 she lives in Finland where she worked as a teacher at the German School in Helsinki for nine years.

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The return of the organs


We've had a stake driven in
even if we live beside and
not inside the prison
a stake of sounds to stop us
from running away

The cathedrals have drawn closer