Kostas Karyotakis

(1896-1928 / Greece)

Poems of Kostas Karyotakis

1. Ζωές (Lives) 9/17/2010
2. Νοσταλγία (Nostalgia) 9/17/2010
3. A Clerk 9/17/2010
4. A Story 9/17/2010
5. A Tree 9/17/2010
6. Athens 9/17/2010
7. Ballade to the Forgotten Poets of the Ages 9/17/2010
8. Bitter Oranges 9/17/2010
9. Critique 9/17/2010
10. Destruction 9/17/2010
11. Imaginary Suicides 9/17/2010
12. In the Garden the Chrysanthemums Were Dying... 9/17/2010
13. March Mournful and Vertical 9/17/2010
14. My Verses 9/17/2010
15. Nobility 9/17/2010
16. Posthumous Fame 9/17/2010
17. Preveza 9/17/2010
18. Return 9/17/2010
19. Strophes 9/17/2010
20. They Betrayed Virtue and the Last Came First... 9/17/2010

A Tree

With calm, indifferent brow
I'll greet the afternoons, the dawns.

A tree, I'll stand and gaze at both
the tempest and the azure sky.

I'll say that life's the coffin
in which people's joy and sorrow die.

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