Wislawa Szymborska Quote: “Someone sits at a table or…”

Someone sits at a table or lies on a sofa while staring motionless at a wall or ceiling. Once in a while this person writes down seven lines, only to cross out one of them 15 minutes later, and then another hour passes, during which nothing happens. Who could stand to watch this kind of thing?

Wislawa Szymborska


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Name: Wislawa Szymborska
Profession: Poet
Nationality: Polish
Birthday: July 2, 1923
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