Paul Celan

(23 November 1920 - 20 April 1970 / (Cernăuţi, Bukovin) Chernivtsi, Ukraine)

This Evening Also - Poem by Paul Celan

more fully,
since snow fell even on this
sun-drifted, sun-drenched sea,
blossoms the ice in those baskets
you carry into town.

sand
you demand in return,
for the last
rose back at home
this evening also wants to be fed
out of the trickling hour.


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Read poems about / on: snow, rose, sun, home, sea



Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Wednesday, November 23, 2011


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