Wislawa Szymborska (2 July 1923 – 1 February 2012 / Prowent)
Poems of Wislawa Szymborska
|22.||The End and the Beginning||2/3/2012|
|23.||The Joy Of Writing||2/3/2012|
|24.||The Silence of Plants||2/3/2012|
|25.||Three Oddest Words||2/3/2012|
|28.||Under One Small Star||1/20/2003|
Under One Small Star
My apologies to chance for calling it necessity.
My apologies to necessity if I'm mistaken, after all.
Please, don't be angry, happiness, that I take you as my due.
May my dead be patient with the way my memories fade.
My apologies to time for all the world I overlook each second.
My apologies to past loves for thinking that the latest is the first.
Forgive me, distant wars, for bringing flowers home.
Forgive me, open wounds, for pricking my finger.
I apologize for my record of minuets t