Constantine P. Cavafy

(29 April 1863 – 29 April 1933 / Alexandria)

An Old Man


At the noisy end of the cafe, head bent
over the table, an old man sits alone,
a newspaper in front of him.
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  • Tony Best (11/7/2007 8:57:00 AM)

    Beautiful. Makes one want to seize the day, and drain every dropp of joy from life. (Report) Reply

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