Sunday, August 7, 2022

Thought for the Day

A stranger always has
his homeland in his arms [. . . .]
~ Nelly Sachs

Quoted from Nelly Sachs's "[If someone comes]", translated from the German by Joshua Weiner with Linda B. Parshall, Daily Poetry, July 9, 2022 (The poem appears in Nelly Sachs, Flight and Metamorphosis, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, March 2022; Weiner is the book's translator.)

Nelly Sachs (1891-1970), Poet and Dramatist; Winner, The Nobel Prize in Literature, 1966

Joshua Weiner, Poet, Writer, Translator; Professor of English, University of Maryland at College Park

Linda B. Parshall, Scholarly Writer, Translator, Editor

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