Longing for cake and applause? Maike invites you to come over and show off your Fernweh poetry chops.
“I’m a Brit, so watching the movie in Leipzig was a disturbing experience.”
A fulfilling relationship in the eyes of this Berlin-based poet.
Rummaging through the shelves of Leipzig is like a little girl playing dress-up in her grandmother’s wardrobe. Sometimes you have to dig deep and wait over ten minutes for the next tram to the next flea market, but finding that perfect piece (ahem, eye hologram necklace) is worth the over ten minute wait.
“I thought back to my own noble discomfort at treating the poverty of others as a tourist attraction.”
Sociologist Helena Flam ponders possible intepretations or reasons for the appointment of a former refugee from Minsk, married to his same-sex partner, as the new US Consul to Leipzig.