Czeslaw Milosz

(30 June 1911 – 14 August 2004 / Kedainiai)

Czeslaw Milosz Poems

1. Preface 3/23/2012
2. Veni Seer 3/23/2012
3. Theodicy 4/21/2010
4. The Road 3/23/2012
5. By The Peonies 3/23/2012
6. Road-Side Dog 3/23/2012
7. The Dining Room 3/23/2012
8. You Whose Name 3/23/2012
9. An Hour 3/23/2012
10. Sarajevo 3/23/2012
11. Where The Sun Rises And Where It Sets 3/23/2012
12. Christopher Robin 3/23/2012
13. Annalena 3/23/2012
14. Earth Again 3/23/2012
15. And The City Stood In Its Brightness 2/20/2015
16. It Was Winter 4/21/2010
17. To Mrs. Professor In Defense Of My Cat's Honor And Not Only 4/21/2010
18. One More Contradiction 3/23/2012
19. You Who Wronged 4/21/2010
20. Raja Rao 3/23/2012
21. Faith 3/23/2012
22. My Faithful Mother Tongue 3/23/2012
23. Winter 4/21/2010
24. Hope 3/23/2012
25. In Warsaw 3/23/2012
26. How It Was 4/21/2010
27. A Treatise On Poetry: Iv Natura 4/21/2010
28. The Rising Of The Sun 3/23/2012
29. City Without A Name 4/21/2010
30. Woe! 1/8/2004
31. Not Mine 1/1/2004
32. Statue Of A Couple 1/3/2003
33. A Song On The End Of The World 4/21/2010
34. Unde Malum 1/8/2004
35. A Felicitous Life 4/21/2010
36. A Magic Mountain 4/21/2010
37. A Poor Christian Looks At The Ghetto 4/21/2010
38. Window 1/3/2003
39. On Angels 1/13/2003
40. What Does It Mean 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Czeslaw Milosz

Incantation

Human reason is beautiful and invincible.
No bars, no barbed wire, no pulping of books,
No sentence of banishment can prevail against it.
It establishes the universal ideas in language,
And guides our hand so we write Truth and Justice
With capital letters, lie and oppression with small.
It puts what should be above things as they are,
Is an enemy of despair and a friend of hope.
It does not know Jew from Greek or slave from master,
Giving us the estate of the world to manage.
It saves austere and transparent phrases
From the filthy discord of tortured ...

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Incantation

Human reason is beautiful and invincible.
No bars, no barbed wire, no pulping of books,
No sentence of banishment can prevail against it.
It establishes the universal ideas in language,
And guides our hand so we write Truth and Justice
With capital letters, lie and oppression with small.
It puts what should be above things as they are,
Is an enemy of despair and a friend of hope.
It does not know Jew from Greek or slave from master,

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