The poem evokes the lecturing style of a woman academic whose lectures on Chaucer and Malory the poet found inspiring.
English translation of the title: A Woman
English translation of first line: She hurries towards the lectern, her big, generous body
Author's note: 03. 1979
The poem contains a footnote, explaining an allusion to Australian poet John Shaw Neilson's poem 'Petticoat Green', with a Polish rendering of the lines: ''Twill all come easily, mournful man!/If you paint me a petticoat green'.
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