Lustful Things – Geile Sachen!, Folge 4: Susanne Stephan, »The little red one«

Lustful Things

German Poetry Now: A bilingual online-anthology, featured by DAS GEDICHT chapbook   Susanne Stephan The little red one Fire engine! It was a fire engine made of plastic, from Grandma, wasn’t what we agreed upon! It was her second birthday; not the play farm, not the DUPLO box. There’s a photo on which our daughter is grasping it with both hands: THE GIFT. It had blinking lights and two signals, one of which was quite garbled: »Danger, beware«? We put our ears to it, but each of us heard something else, only our daughter nodded, A-ok. The other was a […]