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Celebrating Polish Independence in poetry Posted by on Nov 9, 2020

Music and poetry helped in keeping the spirit of independence alive during the 123 years Poland was under partition from Austria, Prussia and Russia. So many Polish poets wrote amazing poems about love for their homeland, important historical events, figures of heroes fighting for a free homeland and about their patriotic feelings. Poland’s National Independence Day (Narodowe Święto Niepodległości…

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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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How to celebrate Grandmother’s Day in Poland Posted by on Jan 16, 2017

Every year on January 21st, people across Poland take a moment to honor their grandmother. January 21 is Grandmother’s Day (Dzień Babci) in Poland. It was created by Kobieta i Życie (Woman and Life) magazine in 1964. The idea of celebrating Grandmother’s Day first appeared in the Woman and Life weekly magazine in 1964. A year later…

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Winter is here! Posted by on Dec 29, 2016

Winter is here and it’s definitely a better one than last year! We are having a big snowstorm as I’m writing! I love fresh, beautiful snow. So why not a poem about winter then?   ZIMA WINTER Author: Słoński Stanęła zima między nami… Na ścianach borów, wstęgach rzek, nieprzebytemi legł zaspami niepokalanie biały śnieg. Winter…

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Jan Brzechwa “Listopad” in Polish and English Posted by on Oct 28, 2016

November is just around the corner! Many Polish poets wrote beautiful poems about  this month. Jan Brzechwa is one of my favorites and today I have his poem “Listopad” for you 🙂   Jan Brzechwa “Listopad” “November” Złote, żółte i czerwone opadają liście z drzew, zwiędłe liście w obcą stronę pozanosił wiatru wiew. Gold, yellow…

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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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