A late poem from one of the greatest Polish poets of the last century.
“Hello day, I wanted to talk to you about the weather,/ though I never stop talking about it in blood and breath.” A poem by a contemporary British poet.
Zoë Skoulding’s poem “Weather this” is both playful and serious, teasing out a meditation on how we perceive the natural world.
The American poet Amanda Gorman recently made headlines with her poem at Joe Biden’s inauguration. Her work promises an exciting future.
Czesław Miłosz’s poem “And the City Stood in Its Brightness” deals with loss. It also allows us to reflect on solastalgia, or environmental grief.
“The blind view sculptures with their fingers.” A poem by a contemporary Polish poet.
Israeli poet Agi Mishol talks about old age, her family’s memories of Europe, and the role of nature in poetry.
Alaiza Pashkevich – also known as ‘Auntie’ – was the first female Belarusian poet. She was also a revolutionary who fought for her country’s language and cultural identity.
“to dust you won’t return / not quite.” A poem by a contemporary Polish poet.
Writer and poet Andri Snær Magnason talks about Iceland’s sacred cows, the importance of his grandmother, and his latest book “On Time and Water”.