ANTSCHEL – A film in progress 3

Klaus Demus, Paul Celan’s friend since youth, and himself a poet:

“The only way you can understand poetry is poetically. If you ask what it really means, you haven’t understood what poetry is. Because what it really means is probably ineffable.”

A quotation from a letter of Paul Celan’s: “Poems are alos gifts—gifts to those who are paying attention.