Lustful Things – Geile Sachen!, Folge 23: Günter Kunert, »Of yesteryear«

Lustful Things

German Poetry Now: A bilingual online-anthology, featured by DAS GEDICHT chapbook   Günter Kunert Of yesteryear The fingers that held the old toys are long since dust. What is left is the doll in its tattered dress as well as the tin locomotive with the cracked spring. As well as the soldiers of brittle lead hastily painted faces motionless in many battles in which they by the dozen time after time fell over until their burial in the cardboard box. They all bare the marks of filial love injuries damages testimonies the usual traces as they are usual in love. […]