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Poetry

Day, A

Translated from Greek
gulls woke me and the sun

gulls woke me

and the sun

the month january

at the foot of the mountain

my day at sea,
in raging waves,
i proved an awful captain,
anchor caught
in a burnt fir.
 

Translation of “Iméra, A.” Copyright Yiannis Moundelas. By arrangement with the author. Translation copyright 2010 by Sarah McCann. All rights reserved.

English

gulls woke me

and the sun

the month january

at the foot of the mountain

my day at sea,
in raging waves,
i proved an awful captain,
anchor caught
in a burnt fir.
 

Translation of “Iméra, A.” Copyright Yiannis Moundelas. By arrangement with the author. Translation copyright 2010 by Sarah McCann. All rights reserved.