You Were My Death by Paul Celan (Anczel)

You were my death:
you I could hold
when all fell away from me.

From: http://www.artofeurope.com/celan/cel5.htm

Date: 1968 (original); 1972 (translated)

By: Paul Celan (Anczel) (1920-1970)

Translated by: Michael Peter Leopold Hamburger (1924-2007) and Christopher Middleton (1926- )

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