Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Nelly Sachs
(1891-1970) born on
Dec 10
German "poet, dramatist". "She was transformed by the Nazi experience from dilettante into poignant spokesman for the grief of fellow Jews; won Nobel Prize for Literature, 1966."

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F
"Here and there the lantern of compassion
can be shown to the fish,
where the fishhook is swallowed
or suffocation practiced."

R
"You, the inexperienced, who learn nothing in the nights.
Many angels are given you
But you do not see them."
A
Bewitched is half of everything.
N
"When sleep leaves the body like smoke and man, sated with secrets, drives the overworked nag of quarrel out of its stall, then the fire-breathing union begins anew . . ."
K
O the chimneys
On the ingeniously devised habitations of death
When Israel's body drifted as smoke
Through the air.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Here and There the Lantern of Compassion," "O the Chimneys," 1967."
R: ""Chorus of Clouds," "The Seeker and Other Poems," 1970."
A: ""Bewitched is half of everything," line 1, 1957."
N: ""When Sleep Enters the Body Like Smoke," St. 3, "O the Chimneys," 1967."
K: "Title poem, "O the Chimneys," 1967."


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