THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: March 11, 2016

Mysticism for Beginners, Adam Zagajewski Translated from the Polish by Clare Cavenagh Adam Zagajewski (b. 1945) is a new poet to me, discovered on reading Tim Beck’s article, The Other Half of a Poem. I did a bit of reading and research and in sum found that Zagajewski began as a protest poet of the Polish “New Wave.” He felt that poetry should address current social needs, incorporating but not serving politics and using unambiguous language. Poetry should… Read More