For people, I have a different face, that’s why I’m presented from the anecdotic side, as a happy person, who does nothing besides thinking up games and riddles.
(…) When I’m down, worried I don’t go out to people. Her first name was Maria, the dimunitive of which is Ichna (from Marychna).
She is in her senior year at Boston College, majoring in English with a Creative Writing Concentration.
On campus, she cheers at football and basketball games as part of the Boston College Pom Squad and performs as a member of the Dance Organization of Boston College.
Poet and essayist, awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1996.
- But of course I’d rather not talk about personal things, and I wouldn’t like others to talk about them as well.
She attended the Urszulanki Sisters’ Gymnasium then participated in underground educational gatherings during the German occupation, finishing her secondary school exams in 1941.
She became a railway clerk in 1943, to avoid being deported to Germany.
Her closest friends remember her as a humble person who enjoyed calm.
She neither appreciated questions invading somebody’s privacy nor considered it appropriate to talk about herself.