Paul-Henri Campbellwas born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1982. He studied classical Greek and Roman Catholic theology. He is a bilingual poet and translator. His publications include poetry in German and English—most recent are Space Race (2012) and Am Ende der Zeilen (2013).
Clay Tablet Bearing the World’s First Alphabet
That had comemuch later –
After everythingalready had happened –
Without witnessthe first stammered
wordthis atomic flash