Lineup | LITERATURE | Bogumil Drozdowski
Bogumil Drozdowski has been living in Australia since 1980. He spent the first 21 years in Adelaide, and now lives in Sydney. He has always been interested in poetry, mainly satirical, and read everything that could bring a smile to his face and soul. Likes – theatre, cabarets, musicals, classical music, choral music, sung poetry, satirical poetry on social and political topics, and Shiraz red wine.
He also likes history – mainly of Poland and Europe. Favourite poets and performers – Jonasz Kofta, Jacek Kaczmarski, Andrzej Waligórski, Agnieszka Osiecka, Wojciech Młynarski, Andrzej Poniedzielski.
Hobbies – choir, theatre, cabaret, garden, antiques restoration.
He has been writing – for about 30 years. Initially just for himself, he wrote satirical and lyrical poems, ballads, melorecitations, epigrams, limericks and lyrics to songs. In fact, it is life that writes his poems – he only observes, listens, analyzes and … takes notes. He published a book of poems “Maskarada plus” with illustrations by Witek Skonieczny.
Privately? He is the father of three sons: Marcin, Michał and Mikołaj, he calls them “Moi 3 x M”, whom he reminds from time to time that “We were born to improve ourselves and the world that surrounds us. In life, act in such a way that no one cries because of you.”