A Hall – Czeslaw Milosz

The road led straight to the temple. Notre Dame, though not Gothic at all. The huge doors were closed. I chose one on the side,…

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This Only

This Only A valley and above it forests in autumn colors. A voyager arrives, a map leads him there. Or perhaps memory. Once long ago…

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Happy As A Dog’s Tail By Anna Swir

Happy as a Dog’s Tail by Anna Swir English version by Czeslaw Milosz and Leonard Nathan Original Language Polish Happy as something unimportant and free…

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Late Ripeness by Czeslaw Milosz

Late Ripeness by Czeslaw Milosz English version by Robert Hass Original Language Polish Not soon, as late as the approach of my ninetieth year, I…

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On Pilgrimage by Czeslaw Milosz

On Pilgrimage by Czeslaw Milosz English version by Czeslaw Milosz and Robert Hass Original Language Polish May the smell of thyme and lavender accompany us…

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A Song on the End of the World by Czeslaw Milosz

A Song on the End of the World by Czeslaw Milosz English version by Anthony Milosz Original Language Polish On the day the world ends…

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There Is A Light In Me By Anna Swir

There is a Light in Me by Anna Swir English version by Czeslaw Milosz and Leonard Nathan Original Language Polish Whether in daytime or in…

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Myself And My Person By Anna Swir

Myself and My Person by Anna Swir English version by Czeslaw Milosz and Leonard Nathan Original Language Polish There are moments when I feel more…

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On Angels by Czeslaw Milosz

On Angels by Czeslaw Milosz Original Language Polish All was taken away from you: white dresses, wings, even existence. Yet I believe in you, messengers….

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On Prayer by Czeslaw Milosz

On Prayer by Czeslaw Milosz English version by Robert Hass Original Language Polish You ask me how to pray to someone who is not. All…

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Love by Czeslaw Milosz

Love by Czeslaw Milosz English version by Robert Hass Original Language Polish Love means to learn to look at yourself The way one looks at…

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I Talk To My Body By Anna Swir

I Talk To My Body by Anna Swir English version by Czeslaw Milosz and Leonard Nathan Original Language Polish My body, you are an animal…

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Encounter by Czeslaw Milosz

Encounter by Czeslaw Milosz English version by Czeslaw Milosz and Robert Hass Original Language Polish We were riding through frozen fields in a wagon at…

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Forget by Czeslaw Milosz

Forget by Czeslaw Milosz English version by Robert Hass Original Language Polish Forget the suffering You caused others. Forget the suffering Others caused you. The…

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