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Georg Trakl

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Georg Trakl


Born
in Salzburg, Austria
February 03, 1887

Died
November 03, 1914

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Georg Trakl was an Austrian poet. He is considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists.

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Autumn Sonata: Selected Poems

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The Poems of Georg Trakl

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4.34 avg rating — 275 ratings — published 1914 — 5 editions
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Song of the Departed: Selec...

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Poems and Prose

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4.31 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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Sebastian in Dream

4.03 avg rating — 136 ratings — published 1915 — 23 editions
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Poemas

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4.30 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 1964 — 12 editions
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Twenty Poems of Georg Trakl

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The Last Gold of Expired St...

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Das dichterische Werk.

4.59 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 1970 — 6 editions
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To the Silenced

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“I do not have easy days at home now and I drift between fear and helplessness in sunny rooms where it is unspeakably cold. Strange shudders of transformation, bodily experienced to the point of vulnerability, visions of mysteries until the certainty of having died, ecstasies to the point of stony petrifaction, and a continuation of dreaming sad dreams.”
Georg Trakl

“Your body is a hyacinth,
Into which a monk dips his waxy fingers.
Our silence is a black cavern,
From which a soft animal steps at times
And slowly lowers heavy eyelids.
On your temples black dew drips,
The last gold of expired stars”
Georg Trakl

“Cold metal walks across my forehead,
spiders search for my heart.
It is a light that goes out in my mouth...”
Georg Trakl

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