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Biographie D.H. Lawrence, Portrait, Gedicht "Purpur- Anemonen", Zitate

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Rose of All the World
Gedicht von David Herbert Lawrence

I am here myself; as though this heave of effort
At starting other life, fulfilled my own;
Rose-leaves that whirl in colour round a core
Of seed-specks kindled lately and softly blown

By all the blood of the rose-bush into being -
Strange, that the urgent will in me, to set
My mouth on hers in kisses, and so softly
To bring together two strange sparks, beget

Another life from our lives, so should send
The innermost fire of my own dim soul out-spinning
And whirling in blossom of flame and being upon me!
That my completion of manhood should be the beginning

Another life from mine! For so it looks.
The seed is purpose, blossom accident.
The seed is all in all, the blossom lent
To crown the triumph of this new descent.

Is that it, woman? Does it strike you so?
The Great Breath blowing a tiny seed of fire
Fans out your petals for excess of flame,
Till all your being smokes with fine desire?

Or are we kindled, you and I, to be
One rose of wonderment upon the tree
Of perfect life, and is our possible seed
But the residuum of the ecstasy?

How will you have it? - the rose is all in all,
Or the ripe rose-fruits of the luscious fall?
The sharp begetting, or the child begot?
Our consummation matters, or does it not?

To me it seems the seed is just left over
From the red rose-flowers' fiery transience;
Just orts and slarts; berries that smoulder in the bush
Which burnt just now with marvellous immanence.

Blossom, my darling, blossom, be a rose
Of roses unchidden and purposeless; a rose
For rosiness only, without an ulterior motive;
For me it is more than enough if the flower unclose.

D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930)

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Buchtipp: The Complete Poems

The Complete Poems

(Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) von D. H. Lawrence, F. Warren Roberts (Herausgeber), Vivian De Sola Pinto (Herausgeber) Sprache: Englisch Taschenbuch - 1079 Seiten - Penguin Books Frankfurt Erscheinungsdatum: 27. Januar 1994 ISBN: 0140186573


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Das bekannteste Buch von David Herbert Lawrence
Lady Chatterley von David Herbert Lawrence

Broschiert - 279 Seiten - Rowohlt Tb. 1973

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Du hast mich angefaßt.
Die schönsten Liebesgeschichten.

von David Herbert Lawrence, Andreas Paschedag (Herausgeber)
128 Seiten - Wagenbach 2001

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Liebende Frauen

von David Herbert Lawrence
857 Seiten - Manesse 2002

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Künstler und Lyriker zum 11. September
11. September 2001

Künstler und Lyriker zum Krieg gegen den Irak
Künstler gegen den Krieg - artists against the war


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