Lit rec #143: “In the bottom drawer I find a letter which arrived for the first time twenty-six years ago. A letter written in panic, which continues to breathe when it arrives for the second time.” – A Reply to a Letter, from the prose poem collection The Blue House (1987).

The closest heir to Celan. “A bird screams! At last. Slowly the cloud cart/begins to roll.” SELECTED POEMS by Tomas Transtromer

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