Book of the Day



View with grain of sand.

The tender touch of a salt grain appears as a symbol of what is smaller and everyday, so often considered not worthy of attention because it is almost imperceptible with respect to the vision of the world, of the future.

The Szymborska, does not conceal its constant amazement aimed at the functioning of the mechanisms of the world, which cannot be described solely with the statistical and generalized language of large numbers.

His emotional and intellectual sensitivity leads the reader from a timeless philosophical, social and ethical problem to the difficulties of daily existence, from a grain of sand, through the history of civilization and culture, to what is beyond, even hypothetical entities .

When the news arrived that the Nobel Prize for 1996 had been awarded to Wislawa Szymborska, many newspapers wrote that it was a poet more or less unknown. Actually Iosif Brodsky…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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