By Seamus Heaney
Demise of a Naturalist marks the auspicious outset of an acclaimed grasp. As a primary e-book of poems, it's amazing for its actual perceptions and its wealthy linguistic gifts.
Reissues Seamus Heaney's assortment, which on its visual appeal in 1966 gained the Cholmondeley Award, the E C Gregory Award, the Somerset Maugham Award, and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.
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Tief behangt mit Jungfemskalpchen Vor die Liebe Frau Marie? 4 Ah, er kammt sich das veralgte Haar mit Fingem ins Gesicht? Meint, man sieht so die verkalkte Freche Schundvisage nicht? Ach, wie macht er seine bose Fresse zittem, arm und nackt?
Die Zeit verging. Die letzte Holle War doch die allerletzte Holle nie. 8 Sehr viele Hollen kamen noch. Die Freiheit, Kinder, die kam nie. Die Zeit vergeht. Doch kamen jetzt die Himmel Die Himmel waren ohne sie. 9 Wenn unser Leib zerfressen ist Mit einem matten Herzen drin Speit die Armee einst unser Haut und Knochen In kalte flache Locher hin. 10 Und mit dem Leib, von Regen hart Und mit dem Herz, versehrt von Eis Und mit den blutbefleckten leeren Handen So kommen wir grinsend in euer Paradeis. SUPPLICA TION 5 39 6 And when at night the sky grew red They took it for the red of dawn.
2 And all the bread went moldy That they would not eat. " 4 And walking many highways the Children so far did come They landed finally, as they must, Outside Christendom. 5 And among the Heathen go hungry Children all skin and bone. And the Heathen don't give a single Thing to anyone. BITTG)fNGE 16 6 Sie wiirden sich gerne stiirzen Auf ein Stiickelein Brot Mit wenigen Gewiirzen Nur fiir des Leibes Not. 7 Das Brot aber ist verschimmelt Gefressen von dem Vieh. Woll's Gott, es hat einst der Himmel Ein kleines Gewiirzlein fiir sie.