Friday, March 21, 2008

MY sentence...

Hugo Claus
source: newspaper De Standaard

Did he believe much would survive his death?
... I'd be happy if a few poems
would stand the tooth of time.
One sentence that a lover whispers
into the ear of his beloved
within a hundred years.
If that could be MY sentence
I'd be happy...
interview Hugo Claus (EN - NL)
by flandersnews.be/deredactie (VRT)
video - 01:56


ENVOI (EN-NL)
by Belgium poetryinternationalweb.be
My verses stand gawping a bit.

I never get used to this. They’ve lived here
long enough.


Hugo Claus (EN)
by wikipedia.org
occupation: novelist, poet, playwright,
painter, film director

notable work(s): The Sorrow of Belgium

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