Time’s Weather

Cahiers Friederike Mayröcker
Translated by Alexander Booth

…nothing happened or was it that everything happened so quietly, that white night as we called it, do you remember, and I needed only 1 little time to lay my cheek upon yours and I knew nothing but how much of a STRANGER you appeared as, etc.

Today the currents of air like currents of water,  [...]

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Issue 23



Fall 2015


Friederike Mayröcker is an Austrian writer and the author of more than fifty books. English editions of her work include brütt, or The Sighing Gardens (Northwestern); and Raving Language: Selected Poems 1946-2006 (Carcanet), translated by Richard Dove. She was part of the influential Vienna Group in the 1950s and 1960s, where she met Ernst Jandl, her partner and frequent collaborator.


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