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Jos Charles reads Paul Celan's poem, “Great, Glowing Vault”.

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Hi.  I'm Jos Charles and I'm going to be reading a poem, "Great, Glowing Vault" from Breathturn into Timestead.  It's translated by (?~0:09).  It's a poem by Paul Celan from the collection Breathturn.

Great, Glowing Vault

with the
outward-and away-
burrowing black-constellation swarm:

into the silicified forehead of a ram
I burn this image, between
the horns, therein,
in the singing of the coils,
the marrow of the curdled
heartseas swells.

What
doesn't he
butt against?

The world is gone, I have to carry you.