Nobel Prize-Winning Polish Poet Wislawa Szymborska Dead at 88 [Rip]

Wislawa Szymborska, the 1996 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, died Wednesday at her home in Krakow, Poland, from lung cancer. She published fewer than 400 poems in her lifetime and was known as a recluse despite being Poland’s most famous poet. Her verse was loved for its simplicity and sense of humor and often used everyday objects such as a cat or an onion “to reflect on grand topics such as love, death and passing time.” More »

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