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Ingeborg Bachmann

  • Oh my gloomy father, / why were you always so silent then ...

    • Ingeborg Bachmann,
    • "Curriculum Vitae," in Aliki Barnstone and Willis Barnstone, eds., A Book of Women Poets From Antiquity to Now ()
  • War is not declared any more, / but simply continued. The terrible / is an every day thing.

    • Ingeborg Bachmann,
    • "Every Day," in Aliki Barnstone and Willis Barnstone, eds., A Book of Women Poets From Antiquity to Now ()

Ingeborg Bachmann, Austrian poet

(1926 - 1973)