30th September 2018 – come sit with me and a poet this week – Wislawa Szymborska

Maria Wisława Anna Szymborska (2 July 1923 – 1 February 2012) was a Polish poet, essayist, translator and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature. Szymborska was awarded the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature “for poetry that with ironic precision allows the historical and biological context to come to light in fragments of human reality”. (From Wikipedia) Today I share this poem. Reading it reminded … Continue reading 30th September 2018 – come sit with me and a poet this week – Wislawa Szymborska

September 23rd 2018 – Come Sit with me and a poet this week – Anna Akhmatova

Come sit with me, let's do something different this week, I am connecting with poets and poetry, and want to share that with you, so warm your fingers around your coffee cup and get closer. Anna Andreyevna Gorenko (23 June 1889 – 5 March 1966), better known by the pen name Anna Akhmatova was a … Continue reading September 23rd 2018 – Come Sit with me and a poet this week – Anna Akhmatova