Kalima

For many people you are but a stormsending wee grains in a gyreacross the seafar – out – traveling. Where bright sand serves as mirror to the seassince it curves gently along the dunes‘ creaseyou commence, still-tongue-tied wind,awakening softly, to lift the golden watersthat, dancing […]

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Everything could have been better

Someone in China could have been more carefulSomeone in Europe should have stayed at homeWhen the sniffles cameshouldn’t have gone skiingor partying. Fewer people would have gotten sickfewer would have diedfewer would have turned right-wingor we wouldn’t have noticed as muchWe would have fewer depressed […]

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Apricot Jelly

It happensthat I’m tastingwords trilinguallyrheumy and saltywarm as tearsin a loud afarmouths slurpingfruit and teawith stuffed belliesdo we stay more healthy do the sorrows stay distant I think I’m wondering how can I teach youthis long wordadequatelyit cannot besung nor dancedmy mother sayspermit of residencemy […]

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Maria Tramountani – NaPoWriMo

Tag 12 – Warum ich keine Poetin bin Ich bin keine Poetinich schreibe keine schönen Versekeine Reimekeine lyrischen Strophen.Ich schrieb noch nie eine Balladenie ein Sonettoder eine Ode. Alles, was ich tueist Worte zu sortierenwenn mein Herzsie durch meine Blutbahnpumpt wenn meine Seele mit ihnenüberquillt. […]

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An invisible monster

An invisible monster frightens the world. The daily news do not allow us to see anything positive. Just like this, creepingly, secretly, quietly it expelled you and me. Suddenly disposed precaution have turned our lives upside down. It is no surprise that we need to […]

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Effi Tramountani – NaPoWriMo

Tag 1 – Soundtrack meines Lebens Mir fehltDie Unterhaltung der Menschen im Botanischen GartenDas Brummen der Kaffeemaschine im BüroDas Geräusch beim Zerreißen von KinokartenJa sogar die Hip-Hop-Musik im Fitnessstudio Ich vermisseDie Ansagen im Zug von meinen Eltern zurück.Das geschäftige Treiben auf dem CampusDie Stimme meiner […]

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Mario-Francisco Zodl – NaPoWriMo

Tag 29 – Meer in der Muschel Meer in der Muschel In kleinster MuschelschaleSteckt drinnen echtes Leben.Sie lehrt auf engstem RaumeDen oft verkannten Segen, Dass oft nur wenig reicht,Für unser eigenes Meeresreich,Das wiederum bei unsNoch heute zu entdecken bleibt. Mario-Francisco Zodl

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Dea Vidovic – NaPoWriMo

Day 05 – Bridging the Gap Between two worldsBetween two seatsBetween two selfs Not belonging here.Not belonging there.Stuck in this gap.The constant try. The flags waving habitually from both side. So I’ve built a bridge myself to combine.The worlds.Myself. I took the songs, the stories, […]

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