The ladder still remained standing under the fig tree [ ... ]
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"Kalifornischer Herbst" = "Californian autumn"
"L'automne californien" = "Californian autumn"
2 Eisler: " But grapevines do. // If snow falls there, / We shall be all the more alive / And shall live gladly in the winter that has been liberated once again."
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2016 by Sharon Krebs
- a text in German (Deutsch) by Berthold Viertel (1885 - 1953), "Kalifornischer Herbst", appears in Der Lebenslauf. Gedichte, in Gefährten im Exil, copyright ©
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