Hanny Michaelis

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Hanny Michaelis was born in 1922 in Amsterdam, and her small but distinctive oeuvre has been awarded numerous literary prizes. Michaelis established a reputation as a poet of contained lyricism, and her work is characteristically tempered by an almost wry awareness of limitation. While her poems are often marked by an epigrammatic conciseness and a ...

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Over the years

Over the years
a great deal has to be thrown out.
The notion, for instance,
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2.
Love rolled away

Love rolled away
to the other end
of the world. Faith
smothered in the mud
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3.
Sometimes like gems

Sometimes like gems
and sometimes like pieces of scrap.
The light falls as it chooses.
But whether it's morning
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4.
Sleepless in the cavern

Sleepless in the cavern
of the night.

All roads to you
rolled up into a black
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5.
Years later

Years later
one clear afternoon
full of sober sounds
and the hustle and bustle in a house
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I love Hanny. MICHAELIS. POEMS THEY ARE SO TRUE TO LIFE MARIO ODEKERKEN

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