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Shaking Hands With the Unemployed

This contract with time commits us to epidemic certainty. The corona around us isn't listening to our Roman orators. Physical distancing and 'staying safe' is plubian poetic response without the handshake.

5 months ago

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Shaking Hands With the Unemployed

Only truthful hands write true poems. I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem.

- Paul Celan (1920-1970)

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Heavy Handed Horology - Another planksip Möbius

Shaking Hands With the Unemployed

Inspired by Paul Celan (1920-1970)'s quote, "Only truthful hands write true poems. I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem.". The titled responsion is

This contract with time commits us to epidemic certainty. The corona around us isn't listening to our Roman orators. Physical distancing and staying safe is plubian poetic response without the handshake.


Paul Celan

Published 5 months ago