Georg Trakl - Quotes

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I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods.

I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods.

When we are thirsty, we drink the white waters of the pool, the sweetness of our mournful childhood. ---->>>

For whoever is lonely there is a tavern. ---->>>

Black frost. The ground is hard, the air tastes bitter. Your stars cluster in evil signs. ---->>>

Shuddering under the autumn stars, each year, the head sinks lower and lower. ---->>>

The near stillness recalls what is forgotten, extinct angels. ---->>>

The guilt of newborns is immense. ---->>>

The blue of my eyes is extinguished in this night, the red gold of my heart. ---->>>

Earlier lives drift by on silver soles, and the shadows of the damned descend into these sighing waters. ---->>>

Silently, God opens his golden eyes over the place of skulls. ---->>>


Nationality: Austrian
Born: February 3, 1887
Die: 11-03, 1914
Occupation: Poet

Georg Trakl (3 February 1887 – 3 November 1914) was an Austrian poet and brother of the pianist Grete Trakl. He is considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists. He is perhaps best known for his poem "Grodek", which he wrote shortly before he died of a cocaine overdose.(wikipedia)