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Anselm Kiefer

Anselm Kiefer is a world renowned painter and sculptor, born in Germany on March 8, 1945. He works with a variety of materials such as ash, straw, mud, shellac, lead and even diamonds. noch 638 Wörter


Anselm Kiefer and Paul Celan's Death Fugue

I was talking recently about the impact of this poem and these monumental pieces by Anselm Kiefer when I saw them at The Royal Academy… noch 428 Wörter


Sunday, February 8th

old school

Soul Revivals, “If You Miss Me,” c. 1975



reading table

Speak, You Also
by Paul Celan (1920-1970, translated from German by Michael Hamburger)

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Music Clip Of The Day


over the grayblack wasteness.
A tree-
high thought
strikes the light-tone: there are
still songs to sing beyond

To stand

To stand, in the shadow… noch 24 Wörter


History and Historicity, or Realism and Ineffability, redux.

This post is in many ways a response to my friend and colleague, Aaron’s post on “Realism and Ineffability.” There, Aaron asks, among other things, whether any religious discourse about ineffability is necessarily committed to realism of some sort. noch 1.476 Wörter


Next to the hailstone, in
the mildewed corn-
cob, home,
to the late, the hard
November stars obedient:

in the heartthread, the
knit of worm-talk—: noch 18 Wörter