Zbigniew Herbert

(29 October 1924 – 28 July 1998 / Lvov)

Poems of Zbigniew Herbert

1. A ballad that we do not perish 1/3/2003
2. A Description of the King 1/3/2003
3. A Halt 1/3/2003
4. A Knocker 1/3/2003
5. A Russian Tale 1/3/2003
6. About Troy 1/3/2003
7. An Answer 4/21/2010
8. Architecture 1/3/2003
9. Daedalus And Icarus 12/29/2011
10. Elegy of Fortinbras 12/29/2011
11. Episode 4/21/2010
12. First The Dog 4/21/2010
13. From the Top of the Stairs 1/3/2003
14. Home 1/3/2003
15. How We Were Introduced 4/21/2010
16. I Would Like to Describe 1/3/2003
17. In a City 12/29/2011
18. Lament 1/3/2003
19. Mr. Cogito and the Imagination 1/20/2003
20. Nothing Special 1/3/2003

A Knocker

There are those who grow
gardens in their heads
paths lead from their hair
to sunny and white cities

it's easy for them to write
they close their eyes
immediately schools of images
stream down their foreheads

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