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Poetry

Elegy

Translated from Greek

However many times I now set out
on the road of return
the distance between us never lessens.
My only hope of seeing you again
is to also rise definitively
to the glory of utter stillness.

Athens, 11 February 1990

English

However many times I now set out
on the road of return
the distance between us never lessens.
My only hope of seeing you again
is to also rise definitively
to the glory of utter stillness.

Athens, 11 February 1990