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“Eleven Maxims from the Book of Ill-Humour” read by Don Paterson

26th February 2020

Eleven Maxims from the Book of Ill-Humour, Don Paterson

This poem is an original poem written for “A New Divan” by Don Paterson, inspired by the book of Ill-Humour in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “West-Eastern Divan” (published 1819).