Johann Joseph Clahsen

Rookie - 481 Points [Johann J. Claßen, Hans Claßen] (28th April 1953 / Oberschledorn in Germany)

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Johann Joseph Clahsen was born in Westphalia Sauerland on the border of Hesse. Growing up in a small farm, he visited after the village primary school and the Progymnasium the neighboring town of Medebach the Gymnasium old country school at 15 km away north Korbach. There he laid in 1973 graduated from high school, after which he studies in German and history began in 1974 at the College of ... more »

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Christmas Midnight - Christ - Mitternacht

The market quitted, outside lay the night,
At winter wood a snowy dreamlike land;
In airwaves snow white agonized and night.

The streets are latent, like a white wide band,
At sky a splendour striate sallow night.

Towards church's portal market left and stand,
The tower's heavy tolls swing winter-bright
Like trumpets' reverberation over land.
At home sink sleep on trash from clock and hand.

In fir trees' light snow flakes into the night.


Christ - Mitternacht
(in German)

Der Markt beleuchtet, draußen lag die Nacht,
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