Gottfried Benn (1886–1956) was a prominent German essayist, novelist, and poet. (April 2009)

Herr Wehner

This is mine Herr Wehner he was our house-tutor died early of phthisis once he’d infected my youngest brother who died of meningitis tuberculosa. Came from Lissa son of a blacksmith always went around in wooden clogs which was …