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Sarah Kirsch

  • Dandelions meet me wherever I am they overrun Germany's railway embankments dusty corners fields seize even well-trimmed gardens through hedges leaves like fine saws new flowers every day have the wind to carry them over rivers walled boundaries stick my fingers together when I try to fend them off.

    • Sarah Kirsch,
    • "Dandelions for Chains," in Joanna Bankier and Deirdre Lashgari, eds., Women Poets of the World ()

Sarah Kirsch, German poet

(1935 - 2013)

Born: Ingrid Bernstein.