THREADSUNS by Paul Celan (2/5)

December 16, 2008

posted by Caroline Picard

THREADSUNS

above the grayblack wastes.

A tree-

hight thought

grasps the light-tone: there are

still songs to sing beyond

mankind.

(from Atemwende, “Breathturn,” 1967, trans. Pierre Joris.)

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