March 6, 2021– “We have a soul sometimes.
Nobody has it without stopping
In a New York Times article, Edward Hirsch called Wislawa Szymborska “a philosophically inflected poet who investigates great unanswerable questions with tremendous finesse. She meets her dizzying sense of the world’s fleeting splendor with excruciating historical knowledge.” Here, the Polish Nobel laureate explores the nature of the soul with her signature wit, keen observations, and attention to the buried implications of the human journey. (13 readings)