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Czeslaw Milosz

Do you know how it is when one wakes
at night suddenly and asks,
listening to the pounding heart: what more do you want,
insatiable?

— Czeslaw Milosz, from “Farewell” (1945). New and Collected Poems (1931 – 2001)  Ecco; Reprint edition (March 25, 2003) Originally published January 1st 2001.

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