Lustful Things – Geile Sachen!, Folge 18: Birgit Müller-Wieland, »Clumsy little fir cone men«

Lustful Things

German Poetry Now: A bilingual online-anthology, featured by DAS GEDICHT chapbook   Birgit Müller-Wieland Clumsy little fir cone men* Each year at the end of November she led me deep into the forest, a tiny dandling witch, with a headscarf and basket; she knew every name and all the right places to the brown little men, as she called them, my grandmother piloted me, I stumbled; some fell down on our heads. We collected other treasures as well, until I, too, was walking hunchbacked. When going home, smoke rose up, and twilight was among the tree trunks. Always she found […]