Lustful Things – Geile Sachen!, Folge 28: Odile Kennel, »›When I close my eyes, the sky is an excavator‹«

Lustful Things

German Poetry Now: A bilingual online-anthology, featured by DAS GEDICHT chapbook   Odile Kennel »When I close my eyes, the sky is an excavator«* yellow, its bucket so large you can fit the world in it. It’s the god among all excavators on earth. They worship him with every clackety-clack in their joints their choral muck-raking is a riot against their conditio technica, their howling within the rage of the construction sites an exultation overtone singing for divine ears. They raise their shovels in a common tempo high up into the sky, but that rhythm would only be heard from […]