Polish poetry

Rafał Wojaczek

Selected Poems

Translated from Polish by: Jan J. Kałuża
Edited by: Sherill Horward

Rafał Wojaczek - as a cursed poet should do - killed himself at the age of 26. It was on May 11, 1971. Before that he wrote less than 190 poems published in four small volumes - some of them under a female nickname. His birth place is a small Silesian town Mikołów, Poland, has been recently turned into his museum. Probably Rafał Wojaczek wouldn't appreciate that, but who knows...