Poems by Heinrich Böll translated by Robert C. Conard in collaboration with Ralph Ley. The translation of "My Muse" is by Leila Vennewitz and first appeared in Encounter, April 1971 (copyright 1971 by Heinrich Böll and Leila Vennewitz). All poems appear with the permission of their author and his agent Joan Daves. Copyright 1977 by Heinrich Böll.



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