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  1. Hugs to you. I am so sad. He was a gentle soul, kind and so friendly. ❤️ The poem is heartbreaking sad. I wish, I could say something to ease your pain. I know, it is not possible, but my thoughts are with you.
  2. Ahhhh I haven`t seen it earlier, when we talked about it. But now I see it. It is "das (junge) Blut" ihm (Possesivpronomen to Dativ dem Blut) he brews the poison for the "junges Blut"= means a young person. That`s the grammatical possebility. (Maybe a young hill climbing annyoing overly jolly Bavarian 😄)
  3. Merry Christmas or Fröhliche Weihnachten! 😀
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    Orlando Snapshots

    Those are gorgeous rays of sunlight. 😄 😄 😄 Sweet Orlando. Thanks for sharing. Muha
  5. A lovely poem. It brightens the day. Thank you for sharing. 🙂
  6. Simply wonderful. Thanks for sharing. :-)
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    Both are so wonderful. No 121 brings a connection between men. Thats very healing. And No 122 with its boat metaphors speaks very strongly to me. Thank you for sharing. Muha
  8. School start it is again: Wake up, teach kids, be awesome. New is, try not to catch the virus.

  9. Those poems are powerful and so intense. No XXXVI is the one touching me personally deepest. It almost makes me cry every time I read it. All the pain and desperateness is striking out to me. Brilliant work. I am so glad you shared them with us. Muha
  10. I understand what you mean. Yes, they match. I read an article a few days ago, which said, that in the time of Goethe people were much more open to speak fresh/uncommen thoughts and to listen to fresh/ uncommon thoughts (In German countries). An intersting theory, looking on these. I am not sure, if I agree with this theory completly. But I can defentily see, why it came up.
  11. That is a very intense question you raise. In the literature is said, Rose Ausländer reflected her own past through her poetry as victim of the Holocaust. But since this poem was written late in her life*, it feels for me as meant more universal and indeed very actual today. I interpret her like she is saying: I see all the horror, pain and the strife in this world and I have talked about it in my poems all my life. Now I am close to the end of my life and I can not give you answers. I still have a loving view on life and I cherish every moment I will have. *(1981 published, she co
  12. I stumbled about this poem by Rose Ausländer today and it made a deep impression on me. Mein Atem In meinen Tiefträumen weint die Erde Blut Sterne lächeln in meine Augen Kommen Menschen mit vielfarbnen Fragen Geht zu Sokrates antworte ich Die Vergangenheit hat mich gedichtet ich habe die Zukunft geerbt Mein Atem heißt Jetzt by Rose Ausländer My breath In my deepest dreams the earth weeps Blood Stars smile through my eyes People come with multi coloured questions
  13. Dear AC, I want to thank you for those poems. It's a gift to be able to find words and craft art to make those topics aware. Sometimes I really doubt`t my decision to have children in this world of destruction. Everything you called out are topics, which follow me since I was in school. Wow, that is really long ago and I don't have the feeling, that we as humans made the progress, we intelligent species should have. In the last three years, I watch the area I live in getting more dry, wildfires destroying the forest and munition from the WW II exploding in those burning forests. Firefighter ca
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