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A. Dijkstra, Double Tree, Garden Schloss Pillnitz, Pillnitz nearby Dresden
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A. Dijkstra, Text Board Ingrid Bergman Rose, Garden Schloss Weesenstein, Germany
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A. Dijkstra, Ingrid Bergman Rose, Garden Schloss Weesenstein

The Recycling of an old tree and the fame of nature

 

Fragment of the Poem Psalm by Paul Celan

“A Nothing

we were, are now, and ever

shall be, blooming:

the Nothing-, the

No-One’s-Rose”.

Paul Celan, “Psalm” from Selected Poems and Prose, translated by John Felstiner. Copyright © 2001 by John Felstiner.

Source: Selected Poems and Prose, translated by John Felstiner (W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2001)