Paul Celan

Paul Celan

poet, translator
Illegibility of this world. All things twice over. The strong clocks justify the splitting hour, hoarsely. You , clamped into your deepest part, climb out of yourself for ever.More Paul Celan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A poem, as a manifestation of language and thus essentially dialogue, can be a message in a bottle, sent out in the –not always greatly hopeful-belief that somewhere and sometime it could wash up on land, on heartland perhaps. Poems in this sense too are under way: they are making toward something. Toward what? Toward something standing open, occupiable, perhaps toward an addressable Thou, toward an addressable reality.More Paul Celan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Count up the almonds, Count what was bitter and kept you waking, Count me in too: I sought your eye when you glanced up and no one would see you, I spun that secret thread Where the dew you mused on Slid down to pitchers Tended by a word that reached no one’s heart. There you first fully entered the name that is yours, you stepped to yourself on steady feet, the hammers swung free in the belfry of your silence, things overheard thrust through to you, what’s dead put it’s arm around you too, and the three of you wMore Paul Celan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I went with my very being toward language.More Paul Celan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How you die out in me: down to the last worn-out knot of breath you're there, with a splinter of life.More Paul Celan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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