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Saturday Poetry Corner 5: The Road Not Taken / Fire and Ice

Today – bonus poem from Robert Frost.

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TV Series Opening 21: Mars

I’ve always liked number 21 so I waited for this to post the opening to the series everybody knows I love.

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Saturday Poetry Corner 4: Dziewczyna

I once introduced my favorite Polish poet on Twitter and mentioned of his near untranslatability. Ladies and gents, I give you Bolesław Leśmian. Therefore, I present to you one poem, one of my most favorites, in Polish, and English. I … Continue reading

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TV Opening Series 20: Peaky Blinders

Cillian Murphy. That’s it. That’s the post.

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Saturday Poetry Corner 3: Le dormeur du val

There might be his better, more profound and ground-breaking poems. I mean, I know there are, because I’ve read every and each one of them and few of his works I even translated. But somehow this little sonnet stayed with … Continue reading

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Saturday Poetry Corner 2: Einsamkeit

Rainer Maria Rilke. Not his most famous Duineian Elegies or Sonnets to Orpheus but a little, short poem about loneliness. I also have to admit, I really don’t like* the English translation. I hope there’s a better one because it … Continue reading

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Saturday Poetry Corner 1: The Raven

I love poetry. I always have. That is why I will be posting from time to time some of my favorite poems. The first one is an obvious choice, given the banner ruling over this blog for, I think, 7 … Continue reading

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