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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
From Phantasus
By Arno Holz
 
From “Modern German Poems”
Translated by Babette Deutsch and Avrahm Yarmolinsky

ON a mountain of sugar-candy,
under a blossoming almond-tree,
twinkles my gingerbread house.
Its little windows are of gold-foil, out of its chimney steams wadding.
In the green heaven, above me, beams the Christmas tree.
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In my round sea of tinfoil
are mirrored all her angels, all her lights!
The little children stand about
and stare at me.
I am the dwarf Turlitipu.
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My fat belly is made of gumdragon,
my thin pin-legs are matches,
my clever little eyes
raisins!
 
 
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