Category Archives: Krakow

1 September

“About Troy“ by Zbigniew Herbert Troy O Troy an archeologist will sift your ashes through his fingers yet a fire occurred greater than that of the Iliad for seven strings– too few strings one needs a chorus a sea of … Continue reading

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The Gift of Otherness

Joseph Conrad, a Polish writer who wrote in English and lived in England, summarized beautifully what I also feel to be the role of an artist:  “The changing wisdom of successive generations discards ideas, questions facts, demolishes theories. But the … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Home

Krakow I am spending a few days in Krakow, Poland, where I was born and where I grew up. I am reminded of the myth of Antaeus, a Titan who renewed his strength by touching the earth. I have been … Continue reading

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