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“Great love is never justified. It’s like the little tree that springs up in some inexplicable fashion on the side of a cliff: where are its roots, what does it feed on, what miracle produces those green leaves?” Wisława Szymborska, born OTD in 1923:

"A poet who knows what it means live in a moment of crisis. A poet who survives. A poet who laughs amidst misfortune... How does she manage to smile as she looks in the face of history (i.e. tragedy)?" How delightful: A Wisława Szymborska reading club

The Nobel-winning Polish poet Wisława Szymborska wrote of that rarity when “a translation stops being a translation and becomes a second original.” Such moments are just as rare, just as rapturous in music covers. @joanaspolicewoman ’s take on “Let It Be”:

Celebrating the birthday of the "Mozart of poetry": Wisława Szymborska. The Polish poet wrote around 400 poems during her lifetime, using common everyday images to reflect on larger truths about love, death and passing time. Read her Nobel Lecture:

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“Whatever inspiration is, it’s born from a continuous ‘I don’t know.’” The great Polish poet Wisława Szymborska, born on this day in 1923, on the creative power of uncertainty – her magnificent Nobel Prize acceptance speech:

The importance of being scared – Nobel-winning Polish poet Wisława Szymborska, born on this day in 1923, on fairy tales and the necessity of fear

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"I prefer myself liking people to myself loving mankind." This lovely verse by Polish Nobel laureate Wisława Szymborska has been haunting my humanity-disoriented mind lately, from her altogether lovely long-ago poem "Possibilities"

Life While-You-Wait – solace for those moments when you feel “ill-prepared for the privilege of living” by Nobel-winning Polish poet Wisława Szymborska, who lived through a World War, a Cold War, and a private chamber of heartbreaks

At the start of a new and newly disorienting week, Polish Nobel laureate Wisława Szymborska's wonderful poem “Life While-You-Wait” – solace for those times when you feel “ill-prepared for the privilege of living”

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Wise words from poet Wislawa Szymborska, known as the "Mozart of poetry". During her lifetime, Szymborska wrote around 400 poems. You can indulge in many of her poems such as 'The Three Oddest Words' and 'Utopia' for free. Take a look: #NobelPrize 

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Have you ever written a poem? #NobelPrize  wislawa szymborska'>Laureate Wislawa Szymborska (1923–2012) has been described as a "Mozart of poetry", her words falling into place with a veritable ease just like in her poem, 'Three Odd Words'. #WorldPoetryDay 

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The importance of being scared – Nobel-winning Polish poet Wisława Szymborska, born on this day in 1923, on fairy tales and the necessity of fear (cc ) @neilhimself 

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It's #WorldPoetryDay ! Have you ever written a poem? #NobelPrize  wislawa szymborska'>Laureate Wislawa Szymborska (1923–2012) has been described as a "Mozart of Poetry", her words falling into place with a veritable ease just like in her poem "Three odd words".

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Today we celebrate the birthday of the "Mozart of poetry": Wisława Szymborska. The Polish poet wrote around 400 poems during her lifetime, using everyday images to reflect on larger truths about love, death and passing time. Read her #NobelPrize  lecture:

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It's #WorldPoetryDay ! Have you ever written a poem? #NobelPrize  wislawa szymborska'>Laureate Wislawa Szymborska (1923–2012) has been described as a "Mozart of Poetry", her words falling into place with a veritable ease.

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