Syndic No.5
Syndic Literary Journal

Poetry Reading: “Halina Poswiatowska Remembered”

Poet Halina Poswiatowska Remembered

Readings by Catherine Sevenau & Elaine Whitman


Halina Poswiatowska

1935-1967

“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/Artists Bios

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.
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