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Battlefield

August Stramm 1874 (Münster) – 1915 (Kobryn)



Yielding clod lulls iron off to sleep
bloods clot the patches where they oozed
rusts crumble
fleshes slime
sucking lusts around decay.
Murder on murder blinks
in childish eyes.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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August Stramm

August Stramm was a German poet and playwright who is considered one of the first of the expressionists. more…

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