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Selected Poems

Krolow’s more than twenty volumes of verse, each with a recognizable face of its own, reflect the development of German poetry since the Second World War as no other single literary ouevre does. This anthology offers poems from span twenty five years, providing a full introduction to the second half of his career for the English reader.

120 pages | 5 x 7 1/2


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Table of Contents

Introduction • WE LIVED PRETTY WELL • Psychic Stories • I’m Not Too Good • Keeping On Going • When Things Turn Green • Talking-Writing • Landscape For Myself • Day And Night • Together • The Skin You’re Stuck In • This And That • View/Prospect • I’m Tired Of • How’s It Going? • We Were Young • The Effect Of Chemistry • Self-Service • Invented Landscape • Let The Laugh • Some Time Ago • OUR SHORTCOMINGS • Noon • The Evening • The Love Of Life • I Send The Angel Away • The Things That Happen Outside • Growing Older • Who’s Who? • Music • Afterward • Sufficiently • Restlessness • The End of Something • My Life • No Time To Lose • I Breathe • Time Passing • THE INNER FOOL • New Life • Rain • In The Heat Of Noon • I See Things Differently • Time • Gradually • May • Some Exceptions • Antiquity • Look At That, Will You • Forever • Getting Snowed In • Think I Heard Something • Wintry Life • Body • Winter Poem • The Picture We Leave Behind • A Kind Of Music

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