Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1984
Jaroslav Seifert

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Four Poems by Jaroslav Seifert


An Umbrella from Piccadilly

Fragment of a Letter

To Be a Poet


All poems from The Poetry of Jaroslav Seifert
Translated from the Czech by Ewald Osers
Edited by George Gibian
Copyright © 1998 by Ewald Osers and George Gibian
Used by permission of Catbird Press
All rights reserved

Poem selected by the Nobel Library of the Swedish Academy.


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