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            Adam Mickiewicz (1798-1855)
                 Translated by Michael J. Mikos


                           GOOD EVENING

First Line: Good evening! That sweet wish makes me most content;

This poem is protected by copyright and cannot be displayed
without permission of the copyright holder. Titled Dobrywieczor
in Polish, it is sonnet number seventeen in Mickiewicz's Sonety.
The two preceding sonnets are Good Morning and Good Night.
The translation, and the original Polish, can be found in:

  • Mickiewicz, Adam. The Sun of Liberty: Bicentenary Anthology
    1798-1998 Polish-English Edition
    . Michael J. Mikos, ed. and trans.
    Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Energeia, 1998.

    Mickiewicz is widely regarded as the greatest Polish poet.