Aleksandra Szymanska

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When I was eight years old I wrote few very first poems. I grew up in poetic surroundings of a historical, post-German castle at the west part of Poland which had imbued my imagination with its mystery and had tailored my personality.
I started writing in English, the international language, in 2006 when I won one of third rewards in an internation ...

Aleksandra Szymanska Poems

1.
My Tribute To Adam Mickiewicz...

Reduta Ordona (opowiadanie ajutanta, fragment) ...

Nam strzelać nie kazano - wstąpiłem na działo
I spojrzałem na pole dwieście armat grzmiało
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2.
Trafficked...

I live in a house made of few cards,
no weather will ever surprise me...
If wind blows again, it'll rob me of heart;
rain will wash my brain... Who'll recognize me?
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3.
'Vibratious' Reality...

‘Auntie, I love this story, but know you can't read it to me,
because there's something wrong, I'm upset by a bee...'
‘Sweetheart, I feel it too - the bee buzzes all day.
I know you suffer more than I do; I promise I'll find a way...
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4.
Water Existence...

Is life just a river meandering through time
on rough or smooth waves’ sinuous symphony?
Can it not straighten its ever winding course,
and bend what’s made straight by the hand of irony?
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5.
My Tribute To Juliusz Slowacki...

Hymn (Smutno mi, Boże...)

Smutno mi, Boże! - Dla mnie na zachodzie
Rozlałeś tęczę blasków promienistą;
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