Paul Celan

(Cernăuţi, Bukovin) Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Paul Celan
(Cernăuţi, Bukovin) Chernivtsi, Ukraine
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The Poles

Rating: 3.1

The Poles
are within us,
insurmountable
while Awake,
we sleep across, to the Gate
of Mercy,

I lose you to you, that
is my Snow-Comfort,

say, that Jerusalem is,
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Warren Falcón 23 November 2011

Celan. A marvel. One must bend to him, or try to raise up to his depth/height. 'you bed us free' Love to Celan, what and wherever he was writing/living from within and giving the attempt to us, the most undeserving but he would, too, give us all 'snow comfort.'

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