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To My Neighbor


I lift you higher,
lift you out
of your body cells
stuffed with anxiety
of your past -
an evil load that smells.

I'll fill each cell
with love and joy
that makes the
angels dance.
You'll glide through earthly
filth and stench -
a spiritual trance.

From your youth filled eyes,
your hands
and feet,
a holy peace shall flow,
so you and I
be filled with grace -
let us be still
and know.

William Hermanns
[P527]

Seelentränen


Seelentränen sind Gedichte,
rot mit Herzblut aufgeschrieben,
tiefem Menschenleid zum Ruhm,

Lies sie still in reinem Lichte,
unbeschattet,
frei von Trieben:
Du betrittst ein Heiligtum.


Wilhelm Hermanns
[G001]




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 P361

                          
                          Lonie


Trained dogs bark close at our heels,
and then behind barbed wire
my friends of fate grow less and less.
I wait in mud and mire

and wonder when they'll call my number,
deep in my skin tattooed.
A smoke smell brings us through the air,
its message pitiless, shrewd.

The ovens make their message known.
But God had pity on me.
A foreign soldier cuts barbed wire.
An American speaks: "You're free!"

                                                            Lonie Detering
           Free translation by William Hermanns    [P361]

Note: P361.Lonie; Stanford; 1981; free translation of poem by Lonie Detering by her cousin William Hermanns

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