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by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The Nobel award committee’s citation called her the “Mozart of poetry,” a woman who mixed the elegance of language with “the fury of Beethoven.” Wislawa Szymborska (1923-2012) was awarded the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature.  The Nobel … Continue reading

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“The End and the Beginning”: An Anti-War Poem by Wislawa Szymborska (VIDEO)

Submitted by Elaine Magliaro For Poetry Friday this week, I’m sharing one of my favorite poems written by my favorite poet–Wislawa Szymborska. The poem is titled The End and the Beginning. I choose this poem because I think it’s a … Continue reading

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