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 (VRT)
video - 01:56

by Belgium
My verses stand gawping a bit.

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

Hugo Claus (EN)
occupation: novelist, poet, playwright,
painter, film director

notable work(s): The Sorrow of Belgium