Paul Celan

(23 November 1920 - 20 April 1970 / (Cernăuţi, Bukovin) Chernivtsi, Ukraine)

I Can Still See You


I can still see you: an Echo,
to be touched with Feeler-
Words, on the Parting-
Ridge.

Your face softly shies away,
when all at once there is
lamp-like brightness
in me, at the Point,
where most painfully one says Never.

Submitted: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Edited: Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Form:


Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I Can Still See You by Paul Celan )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe

Poem of the Day

poet Oscar Wilde

(In memoriam
C. T. W.
Sometime trooper of the Royal Horse Guards
obiit H.M. prison, Reading, Berkshire
July 7, 1896)

I

He did not wear his scarlet coat,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Ruth Stone

 

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Let Me Love You with All my Soul, Hebert Logerie
  2. Don Navigator Metamorphosis, Tosin Abegunde
  3. Almost Gone..., Leonard Champlin
  4. Who are you, ms. carrot
  5. More love...sort of., Leonard Champlin
  6. All Who Remain, John F. McCullagh
  7. The Life, Leonard Champlin
  8. SECOND DREAMS, Dwitun Basumatary
  9. BUTTERFLIES AND ROGUES, Dwitun Basumatary
  10. LAUGH OF THE SHE PROFESSOR, Dwitun Basumatary
[Hata Bildir]