Poetry Reading: “Halina Poswiatowska Remembered”
Poet Halina Poswiatowska Remembered
Readings by Catherine Sevenau & Elaine Whitman
“The Poet of Love”
A graduate of Smith College,
Polish poet, Halina Poswiatowska published three volumes of poetry:
“Idol Worship” (1958); “Today” (1963); and “Ode To The Hands” (1966).
Halina died in 1967 at the age of thirty-two
and came to be known
and revered as the “poet of love”.
She is buried in the cemetery of St. Rocha in Czestochowa.
PLAY > “SHE WAS LOVELY” / READ BY CATHERINE SEVENAU
PLAY > “I LOOK FOR YOU” / READ BY ELAINE WHITMAN
PLAY > “I THINK IT IS HARD TO WRITE POETRY” / READ BY CATHERINE SEVENAU
PLAY > “I AM GENTLE WITH YOU” / READ BY ELAINE WHITMAN
COLLECTED POEMS OF HALINA POSWIATOWSKA
Authors/Artist Bios 2
Catherine Sevenau resides in Sonoma, California. She’s written a family memoir, six books on her family genealogy, and entered 3,000 ancestors on FindAGrave.com. So many dead, so little time. Her books will be on-line, the first is at: www.ChatfieldHeritage.com
Elaine Whitman is a collage artist, photographer, and haiku poet. She also plays the Native American flute for hospice patients and their families.