Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

His train passed through Berlin as the pogrom was taking place, and he later wrote of seeing smoke that “already belonged to tomorrow.”

Source: Ruth Franklin, “How Paul Celan Reconceived Language for a Post-Holocaust World” (The New Yorker)

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