A Novel The Librarian of Hell (excerpts) by Constantin Severin

The Librarian of Hell (excerpts)                                                                                                                   English version by Constantin Severin Motto: “Double is the birth of mortal things, double their death…’’                   (Empedocles of Agrigento) II. Return       Looking into the distance, scrutinizing with a deep heart any movement on the Romanian or Serbian shores, was a daily exercise on Ada Kaleh. That’s probably why only islanders and a few insiders really know how […]

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an open letter to myself by Constantin Severin

  AN OPEN LETTER TO MYSELF MOTTO:                                  “SO THAT I CAN DIE PEACEFULLYGIVE ME BACK MY SELF TO MYSELF! ”                              (MIHAI EMINESCU) my inner voice told me that my self is an exotic islandfarther and farther away from myselfin which the lush and archetypal vegetation of the unconscious shinesI see more and more clearly how my heart is alienating meand I perceive […]

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poems by constantin severin

            THE LIVES OF THE PAINTERS                       Poems and English version by Constantin Severin                                   (work in progress) HILMA AF KLINT   in my childhood  I used to look for owl nests between sight and sound in the garden of Karlberg Palace to learn how to see the timelessness I felt as even in my dreams I was followed by […]

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