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Poetry To Go: “Black” by Sabine Magnet

Poetry To Go: “Black” by Sabine Magnet

It’s all good, a voice whispers from out of the dark… That voice belongs to Munich based author, ad hoc poet and typewriter enthusiast Sabine Magnet. “What subject?”, she asked as AS LONG AS IT’S BLACK commissioned her to write a poem. “Anything”, we said, “as long as it’s black.” Here is what she came up with.

“Black” by Sabine Magnet // (c) AS LONG AS IT’S BLACK


AS LONG AS IT’S BLACK is a blogazine for those who find inspiration, pleasure and beauty in darkness. Who search for it in music, art, fashion, literature, places and other people. Who pay attention to obscure details and dare to take a deeper look. Who enjoy being different, but find comfort in knowing that they are not alone. AS LONG AS IT’S BLACK is a mindset, a cross-referencer and a common denominator – beyond cliché and niche, genre and gender, limits and boundaries. It unites and invites those who share a passion for everything AS LONG AS IT’S BLACK.


AS LONG AS IT’S BLACK was founded by Anja Delastik. While studying at university, she started writing for a goth music magazine and was appointed editor after completing her master in literature and art. Later, she began working for various mainstream lifestyle magazines and eventually was named editor of German Cosmopolitan. Today, she works as a freelance creative consultant, author and journalist for different publications – and has just curated her first group exhibition for a contemporary art gallery.

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