Ulrich's books, poems and other writings!

To discover more about individual works, select one of my titles listed on the left. Further poems and writings can be found below.


Eternal Cowboy

When then the grave me firmly holds,
I'd wish a horseman would come by,
-With a wide brimmed hat and pointed boots-
Who listens to my silent calls
Only to be heard by the wind so high:
"Do plant a tree down in my vale,
To grow for a thousand and one year
-You sing the eternal song I loved-
Each of its leaves tells you a tale
About my past, only for you to hear."
© Uli Krentz, Luxembourg 2015


Summer (Ode to Autumn)

When I then finally have to trade-in summer's hot days
For my, although self-chosen,
But - cooling comfort of the dark,
I'm longing for
-Full of expectations-
Lord Autumn with his powers!
© Uli Krentz, Trier, July 2015


Table in Tree

Made by master craftsman's hand
Is the table I sit at every day;
Eat and drink, talk and listen, laugh and cry,
By the virtue of the tree it grew within its bole
-in the eternal fight against Earth' magnetic powers-
It comes towards me...
Me, granted to sit at it upright.
© Uli Krentz, August 2014, Luxembourg
In Memory of my Grandfather Heinrich Hofmeister