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Doppelte Nationaltätsmoral/Dual Nationality: A Moral Tale

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The socks
red with a white star in a crescent moon
the shoes black red gold
are to many
like a warm foot
in cold shoe leather
to others
a double knot
in
a life only as long as a shoelace
but for all that
on hot coals

Translated by Oliver Pauley


Die Socken
rot mit weißem Stern in Sichelmond
die Schuhe schwarz rot gold
für viele ist es
wie ein warmer Fuß
im kalten Schuhwerk
für andere
ein Doppelknoten
in einem
nur schnürsenkellangen Leben
aber das
auf heißem Boden

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