Ella Anna Pankatz

Rookie (East Germany / May 12,1942)

Biography of Ella Anna Pankatz

Educated in West Germany: Translator Engl/German/French
Emigrated to Toronto, On. in 1968
Free lance translations of poetry and editing of prose

Ella Anna Pankatz's Works:

From my Garden of Life - 2011
Bell Moments - 2008
Rosemary Berster, Meine Neue Heimat 2008 (5 poems
Passionate Poets, Anthology - 2007 (6 poems
Blue Transparent chapbooks 1 and 2,2005,2006

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Home Turf

I bemoan that I am no longer green
My lush turf is now invaded by crabgrass
Like a silent charge of crustaceans
On my beach, swept in from the ocean
Strength is in numbers

For years I lay on my soft bed
Sank into the unblemished grass and
Became naïve in my oasis of peace

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