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Wednesday, 13 May 2020

The Bridge of Paper by Lothar Quinkenstein

we are waiting,
tell us.
(Itzik Manger)

Who carries the longing carries the burden
carries the genisah of burned names

who carries the unlived life
across the bridge of paper?

From: https://www.asymptotejournal.com/poetry/lothar-quinkenstein-the-bridge-of-paper/

Date: 2017 (original in German); 2018 (translation in English)

By: Lothar Quinkenstein (1967- )

Translated by: Yanara Friedland (19??- )