My wife with the hair of a wood fire
With the thoughts of heat lightning
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree:
Where Alph, the sacrecl river, ran
Something must be done right away
that much we know
It was October12, 1982
Complacencies of the peignoir, and late
I sit in a mood of reverie.
I've brought to Art desires and sensations：
A few days after completing his reading of Wrong Paths Celan turned to a 1947 edition of the thinker’s Letter on Humanism and, according to dates he entered in the text, read it on August 21 and 23, 1953.
Driven into the
with the unmistakable track:
“Unreality is the only weapon with which reality can be smashed, so that it may subsequently be reconstructed.”
Spill into the lake
but a drop of wine
and the sun vanishes.
There used to be a shooting range in the district center of Barysh.
There is a moment before a shape
hardens, a color sets.
John Donne has sunk in sleep...All things beside
are sleeping too: walls, bed, and floor-all sleep.
The power lines stretched
across the kingdom of frost
north of all music.
The old South Boston Aquarium stands
in a Sahara of snow now. Its broken windows are boarded.
I’ll always be nothing.
I can’t even wish to be something.
The Waste Land is an American self-elegy masking as a mythological romance, a romantic crisis poem pretending to be an exercise in Christian Irony.
Late, by myself, in the boat of myself,
Up to the moment of the yellow sunset,
Un sauce de cristal, un chopo de agua,
Del aire al aire, como una red vacía,
The old pond-
a frog jumps in,
sound of water.
When Crow cried his mother's ear
Scorched to a stump.