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Selected Poems by Georg Trakl
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Dec 30, 10

bookshelves: poetry, rws-2010-winter, 2010-read
Read from December 23 to 30, 2010

This book is recommended by Harold Bloom (on his Western Canon list) and the author seems to have a troubled life followed by a suicide. But the poems didn't seem all that interesting or compelling to me. He had a weird sort of love for his sister, though I couldn't tell from this collection whether she was still alive. A majority of the poems used blue images.
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