Friday, September 15, 2017

Cassini fell just now





                                         And I,
               who am but a slave to this world
               kept my head lowered as I threw a coin
               into the tambourine.
































Angelos Sikelianos
1884 - 1951
Selected Poems
  The Sacred Way
  [The ancient road
  from Athens to Eleusis]
  [fragment]
Edmund Keeley and
  Philip Sherrard
  translation
Princeton University Press, 1979©