Saturday, December 6, 2014

Le consommé

.. a man who from his earliest years
has said that the heavens and the earth are one,
.. and that the earth may mingle with the stars
as a field's subsoil with its topsoil, so that the heavens too
may bring forth wheat ..

Angelos Sikelianos
Selected Poems
Edmund Keeley and
  Philip Sherrard, translation
Princeton University Press, 1979©

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