Monthly Archives: August 2011

A thought on New York from Rugen island, Germany

After the Thirties Even Auden came to God in post-war years And he did quit while we weren’t ahead – Although his Manhattan destination Was not yet cursed by fiscal deity And forgiveness can be found for that voice Which, … Continue reading

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Rhinetown, a little different

Rhinetown A rash of Rhine-bank motor homes broadcast Bundesliga From Achilles’ shields and the Jesuit college is closing: The group can deal, will later uncork Gewürztraminer At wine festivals concluded by ‘rock stars’ overdosing On crimes committed against musical humanity … Continue reading

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Theme Song

Song of the walk, starts Thursday.

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Ich habe keine Ducati

So, two intensive weeks at the Goethe Institute and I am linguistically charged ein bischen. I can now count to a thousand and name all the countries in the EU. Still have some problems translating Heine. Anyway, the final leg … Continue reading

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