Long in coaching and in enormous call for, listed here are the fundamental poems and prose of 1 of the giants of twentieth century global literature. Following an authoritative creation by means of Reinhold Grimm, the quantity comprises German and English poems on dealing with pages.

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Leg das Buch nicht nieder, der du das liesest, Mensch. Einige Menschen haben ein Nachtlager Der Wind wird von ihnen eine Nacht lang abgehalten Der ihnen zugedachte Schnee fallt auf die Stra8e Aber die Welt wird dadurch nicht anders Die Beziehungen zwischen d en Menschen bessern sich dadurch nicht Das Zeitalter der Ausbeutung wird dadurch nicht verkiirzt. VON ALLEN WERKEN Von allen Werken die liebsten Sind mir die gebrauchten. Die Kupfergefa8e mit den Beulen und den abgeplatteten Randern Die Messer und Gabeln, deren Holzgriffe Abgegriffen sind von vielen Handen: solche Formen Schienen mir die edelsten. So auch die Steinfliesen urn alte Hauser Welche niedergetreten sind von vielen FiiBen, abgeschliffen Und zwischen denen Grasbiischel wachsen, das Sind gliickliche Werke. Eingegangen in den Gebrauch der vielen Oftmals verandert, verbessern sie ihre Gestalt und werden kostlich Poetry and Prose · forty nine And will get beds for the homeless there via beautiful to passers-by. It will not swap the area It will not enhance kinfolk between males it's going to no longer shorten the age of exploitation yet a number of males have a mattress for the evening for an evening the wind is saved from them The snow intended for them falls at the roadway. do not positioned down the ebook on studying this, guy. a number of humans have a mattress for the evening for an evening the wind is saved from them The snow intended for them falls at the roadway however it will not switch the realm It will not enhance family between males it's going to no longer shorten the age of exploitation. Translated through Georg Rapp OF the entire WORKS OF guy Of all of the works of guy i admire top these which were used. The copper pots with their dents and flattened edges The knives and forks whose wood handles were worn away by means of many arms: such types looked as if it would me the noblest. So too the flagstones around previous homes Trodden through many ft, floor down And with tufts of grass turning out to be among them: those Are satisfied works. Absorbed into the carrier of the numerous often altered, they increase their form, develop important 50 • Bertolt Brecht Weil oftmals gekostet. Selbst die Bruchstiicke von Plastiken Mit ihren abgehauenen Hi:inden Iiebe ich. Auch sie Lebten mir. Wenn auch fallen gelassen, wurden sie doch getragen. Wenn auch iiberrannt, standen sie doch nicht zu hoch. Die halbzerfallenen Bauwerke Haben wieder das Aussehen von noch nicht vollendeten GroR geplanten: ihre schonen MaRe Sind schon zu ahnen; sie bediirfen aber Noch unseres Verstandnisses. Andrerseits Haben sie schon gedient, ja, sind schon iiberwunden. Dies alles Begliickt mich. Poetry and Prose • fifty one simply because so frequently liked. Even damaged items of sculpture With their palms lopped off, are pricey to me. They too have been alive for me. They have been dropped, but they have been additionally carried. They have been knocked down, but they by no means stood too excessive. part ruined constructions once more tackle The glance of constructions ready to be accomplished Generously deliberate: their tremendous proportions Can already be guessed at, yet they nonetheless desire our realizing. whilst they've got already served, certainly have already been triumph over.

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