An extinct angel (homage to Georg Trakl)

The near stillness recalls what is forgotten, extinct angels.

Georg Trakl


Georg Trakl was an Austrian poet. He is considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists.

Life and Work

Trakl was born and lived the first 18 years of his life in Salzburg, Austria. His father, Tobias Trakl (11 June 1837, Ödenburg/Sopron – 1910), was a dealer of hardware from Hungary, while his mother, Maria Catharina Halik (17 May 1852, Wiener Neustadt – 1925), was a housewife of Czech descent with strong interests in art and music.



  1. eaglewingspad · October 26, 2016

    There must be an angel somewhere, at least in our dreams!


  2. Hermione · October 28, 2016

    Michelangelo said: “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. ”
    That’s how I feel! 🙂


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