Read Me a Poem

“Love at First Sight” by Wislawa Szymborska

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | February 9, 2021

Amanda Holmes reads Wislawa Szymborska’s poem, “Love at First Sight,” translated from the Polish by Stanislaw Baranczak and Clare Cavanagh. Have a suggestion for a poem by a (dead) writer? Email us: If we select your entry, you’ll win a copy of a poetry collection edited by David Lehman.

This episode was produced by Stephanie Bastek and features the song “Canvasback” by Chad Crouch.

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