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Anna Swirszczynska

[Anna Swir] (1909 - 1984 / Warsaw)

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  • Rookie Susan Betts (1/27/2012 10:40:00 AM)

    More poems by this author please.

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  • Rookie Susan Betts (1/27/2012 10:39:00 AM)

    I love all the 7 poems of Anna Swirszcynska on this website. I would really like to be able to find some more.

She Does Not Remember

She was an evil stepmother.
In her old age she is slowly dying
in an empty hovel.

She shudders
like a clutch of burnt paper.
She does not remember that she was evil.
But she knows
that she feels cold.


Translated from the Polish by Czeslaw Milosz and Leonard Nathan

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