Peter Huchel

(1903-1981 / Germany)

Peter Huchel Poems

1. Eastern River 1/13/2003
2. Meeting 1/13/2003
3. Melpomene 1/13/2003

Eastern River

Do not look for the stones
in water above the mud,
the boat is gone.
No longer with nets and baskets
the river is dotted.
The sun wick,
the marsh marigold flickered out in rain.

Only the willow still bears witness,

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