gunter w. grass quotes

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During a walk or in a book or in the middle of an embrace, suddenly I awake to a stark amazement at everything. The bare fact of e ...
I long for scenes where man has never trod A place where woman never smiled or wept There to abide with my Creator God And sleep a ...
A narrow Fellow in the Grass
Occasionally rides--
Farther in summer than the birds,
Pathetic from the grass,
A minor nation celebrates
Its unobtrusive Mass.
The Wind begun to rock the Grass
With threatening Tunes and low--
Our dried voices, when
We whisper together
...
"I hate my verses, every line, every word.
Oh pale and brittle pencils ever to try
...
O unworn world enrapture me, enrapture me in a web
Of fabulous grass and eternal voices by a beech,
He's come to die
Or else to laugh, for hay is dried-up grass
When you're alone."
Cut grass lies frail:
Brief is the breath
Mown stalks exhale,
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