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At-A-Site Theater presents a Summer Project Celebrating Birthdays of Dead Writers: Czeslaw Milosz, June 30

June 30, 2014 

Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004)

(pronounced "CHEH-swahv MEE-wohsh")


Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Downtown Asheville NC

Either at Wall Street & Battery Park Avenue map link 

or in the Pack Place area  map link

Passersby are invited to chose from poems by this Polish-American poet and Nobel Prize of Literature in 1980. The selected poem will then be read to them. Born in Lithuania, growing up in Poland, he defected to the West in 1951 and became an American citizen in 1970.

(The Reader may occasionally need to move to an alternative site because of weather or other onsite circumstances)

More information about Czeslaw Milosz l can be found at these links from Wikipedia and The Poetry Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

May the gentle mountains and the bells of the flock

Remind us of everything we have lost,

For we have seen on our way and fallen in love

With the world that will pass in a twinkling.

-- from “On Pilgrimage”

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