Paul Celan — Romanian Poet born on November 23, 1920, died on April 20, 1970

Paul Celan was a German language poet and translator. He was born as Paul Antschel to a Jewish family in Cernăuți, in the then Kingdom of Romania, and adopted the pseudonym "Paul Celan".. He became one of the major German-language poets of the post-World War II era... (wikipedia)

Poetry is a sort of homecoming.
Only truthful hands write true poems. I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem.
Reality is not simply there, it must be searched and won.
The heart hid still in the dark, hard as the Philosopher's Stone.