Anna Swirszczynska (1909 - 1984 / Warsaw)
The Greatest Love
She is sixty. She lives
the greatest love of her life.
She walks arm-in-arm with her dear one,
her hair streams in the wind.
Her dear one says:
"You have hair like pearls."
Her children say:
Translated from the Polish by Czeslaw Milosz and Leonard Nathan
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