Georg Trakl

(3 February 1887 - 3 November 1914 / Salzburg)

Untitled :Rosy Mirror - Poem by Georg Trakl

Rosy mirror: an ugly image

That appears in the black background,

Blood weeps from broken eyes

Blaspheming plays with dead snakes.

Snow runs through the staring shirt

Purple over the black face,

That breaks in heavy pieces

From planets, deceased and strange.

A spider appears in the black background

Lust, your countenance deceased and strange.

Blood runs through the staring shirt

Snow weeps from broken eyes.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 6, 2012



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