“This tragic, cursed Katyn,” said former president Aleksander Kwasniewski on Polish television. “It sent
shivers down my spine. First the flower of the Second Polish Republic is murdered in the forests around ...
We live secluded under the smoke of steelworks.
The area to the east and south is Warsaw.
The sun is burning out and shining through the dust.
The river is invisible, our house was built by little ants.
It's freezing and almost dark, white figures return to their homes.
The buses can hardly move
at home dogs have had a hard day.
I found this summer program at the Jagiellonian University intriguing because I have a
genuine interest in immersing myself in a foreign country and learning first hand how
democracy was established in Poland. As an international relations major, I am always
looking for great opportunities to broaden my horizons and unravel international politics
inside and outside the United States. Americans born around 1990 spent most of their
lives in an atmosphere of peace and economic growth. Poland, on the ...