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R. Wojaczek (1945-1971)

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You Have to Fear the Rose

I, Kafka

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Kornelia said…
Hi M.,

RW is one of my favourite poets! Brilliant poetry. I love it.

And he's 'connected' with Wroclaw a LOT, including his grave in one of the cementaries.

His biography is legendary... There is a few books about him, which are great, but I don't think they were translated to English.
When I was younger I made plenty of walks through the city, 'following his paths'.
Beside in Wroclaw, there is still a lot of people, who knew him. If you know where to go, you can speak to them :)

I visited RW's hometown two years ago. When you're leaving the high street and go away from the center... This is it. Still 60 years back, in the reality from his poems. It's an incredible feeling.

A movie by Majewski is really really good. I strongly recommend!
postpran said…
Thanks for the info Kornelia. Would love to explore more. The movie sounds good as well. Will try to look for it!!
postpran said…
downloading The Roe's Room now. Yeah. I remember I tried to watch it in Polish. But now this one has English subtitles. That will help me :-)

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