Anna Swir


Poems of Anna Swir

1. She Does Not Remember 1/13/2003
2. The Greatest Love 1/13/2003
3. The Sea And The Man 1/13/2003

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:
"Old fool."


Translated from the Polish by Czeslaw Milosz and Leonard Nathan

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