literature, quotations to write by

A task: from Milosz to me

This morning I read this poem. "A task" by Czelaw Milosz, chosen randomly from his collected¬† poems. It reminded me of the post I made on reading this poem initially in 2017.¬† It resonated again today amidst so much degraded public discourse. I will add to this repost the closing paragraph of the other poem… Continue reading A task: from Milosz to me

literature, quotations to write by

A task: from Milosz to me

A short post. The miracle of literature: how words crafted for another voice, at another time, pierce the carapace of habit, strike at deep wounds, and reveal a way of being. From my reading last night: The Task (Czeslaw Milosz) In fear and trembling, I think I would fulfill my life Only if I brought… Continue reading A task: from Milosz to me