UNREADABILITY by Paul Celan (3/5)

December 17, 2008

posted by Caroline Picard

UNREADABILITY of this

world. All doubles.

The strong clocks

back the fissure-hour,

hoarsely.

You, wedged into your deepest,

climb our of yourself

for ever.

(from Scheenpart,”Snowpart,” 1971, trans. Pierre Joris)

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