Classic · Contemporary · Excerpt · Online Review · Passage · Periodical · Poetry · Polish Culture · Polish Literature

Adam Zagajewski

Oh, tell me how to cure myself of irony, the gaze
that sees but doesn’t penetrate; tell me how to cure myself
of silence.

— Adam Zagajewski, from “Long Afternoons,” Translated from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh, Partisan Review, Spring 1998.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s