Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka

"The poems are the work of a profoundly serious temperament and a professional translator of world into word"– Michael Salcman, Judge, Harriss Poetry Prize

Translations

Beginnings

When the Polish poet Wisława Szymborska won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1996, and my American friends started asking about her writings, I set out to translate into English one of her poems for my friend Alice, whose grandparents had emigrated from Poland in the 19th Century. I chose “The People on the Bridge.” I enjoyed flowing through the seemingly peaceful poem, then almost shuddering at its ending. more…

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