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Spring in Polish poetry Posted by on Apr 30, 2017

Spring is here! Well, almost…It’s starting slowly here in New England! There are so many beautiful Polish poems about Spring. Today I chose one by Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska. Enjoy! Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska   “Babcia na wiosnę” “Grandma for Easter Niebo włożyło turban obłoczny z jaskółką, Jabłonie stoją w wielkich kapeluszach z kwiatów Szeptania-pogłaskania lecą z pyłem kwiatów…

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February in Poland Posted by on Feb 26, 2017

The climate in Poland (klimat w Polsce) is rather changeable as it is subject to contradictory influences. Temperatures and seasons have changeable characteristics depending on the year. However certain characteristics are constant. The central areas are dryer (obszary centralne są bardziej suche), while the south is more humid (południe jest bardziej wilgotne). The winters are…

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10 most read blogs in 2016! Posted by on Jan 10, 2017

It’s been a crazy year! I hope all of you enjoyed Polish blogs in 2016! We do have some limits as to how many blogs you are able to see every month, but I’m trying to do my best to deliver different type of information to you. But I really want to know  what type…

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Odlatują ptaki – Polish poem about Autumn Posted by on Oct 26, 2016

Fall is here;) Before we know it winter will arrive…and here in New Hampshire we are definitely hoping for a lot of snow. But what happens before winter comes…birds fly away to warm places! Artur Oppman’s poem “Ptaki odlatują” is a perfect way to describe this time of the year! “Odlatują ptaki” Artur Oppman Liść…

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“Czarna Krowa” by Natalia Usenko Posted by on Aug 29, 2016

I have so many books with Polish poems for my kids! Every day we try to read a new poem…and try to memorize it:) Although it may be a little tricky sometimes…One of my favorite poems is “Czarna krowa” by Natalia Usenko. Today I decided to share it with you! Czarna Krowa  Czarna krowa w…

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Poem “Jesienią” by Maria Konopnicka Posted by on Aug 28, 2016

Fall is just around the corner, a very beautiful time of the year in Poland! Why not celebrate it with a rhyme? Today I have for you poem “Jesienią” by amazing author, Maria Konopnicka JESIENIĄ Jesienią, jesienią Sady się rumienią; Czerwone jabłuszka Pomiędzy zielenią. Czerwone jabłuszka, Złociste gruszeczki Świecą się jak gwiazdy Pomiędzy listeczki. —…

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Is hippo and a frog a good match? Jan Brzechwa “Hipopotam” in both English and Polish Posted by on Jul 24, 2016

Jan Brzechwa was an amazing Polish poet! We all knew his fantastic work! His poems always made me smile and there are many that I still know by heart, just like a lot of kids growing up in Poland. Today’s poem is about a hippo and a frog! “Hipopotam” Jan Brzechwa Zachwycony jej powabem Hipopotam…

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