Wisława Szymborska Quote
“It's just not easy to explain to someone else what you don't understand yourself.”
Poems, New and Collected, 1957-1997 (2000 edition), p. xv
Night Thoughts (1742-1745)
Born: July 2, 1923
Died: February 1, 2012 (aged 88)
Bio: Wisława Szymborska-Włodek was a Polish poet, essayist, translator and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in Prowent, which has since become part of Kórnik, she later resided in Kraków until the end of her life. She was described as a Mozart of Poetry.