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Questions tagged [wislawa-szymborska]

Questions about the Polish poet, essayist and translator Wisława Szymborska (1923 – 2012) and her works. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996.

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Is there any significance to the choice of similes for poetry in “Some Like Poetry”?

The poem "Some Like Poetry" by Polish writer Wislawa Szymborska is a musing lament about the unpopularity of poetry among the general population. The middle verse consists of a series of similes which ...