David Lehman

(June 11, 1948 / New York City)

April 26 - Poem by David Lehman

When my father
Said mein Fehler
I thought it meant
"I'm a failure"
which was my error
which is what
mein Fehler means
in German which
is what my parents
spoke at home


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  • Susan Williams (12/16/2015 3:06:00 PM)


    This man has a very complex mind- he leads you one way but then you find it was a feint... or maybe not (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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