Raissa Bloch (1899-1943)

Stefanie Mahrer

Stefanie Mahrer

How Can I Find You Again (Kak mne ververnut’sia k vam)

How can I find you again, holy names,
And you, letters, dark as ruined temples?
O, how my blood cleaves to you, helpless; (...)
Let me stay with you, (...)
The square-root letters of Your testament,
Knowing that the unquenchable light is spreadingAnd pouring the warmth of millennia into the dusk.

September 1934


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