Kostas Karyotakis

(1896-1928 / Greece)

Bitter Oranges - Poem by Kostas Karyotakis

Oh, our little orange tree
all full of flowers
and like a bride dressed
all in white

in her prettiness,
in her wedding dress!
Oh, our little orange tree!
Up on its branches

singing finches
lightly balance.
It drinks the raindrops,
drinks the sunlight,

enjoys its little flowers,
enjoys the May,
plays with the wind,
and smells so sweet.


Comments about Bitter Oranges by Kostas Karyotakis

  • Gold Star - 14,311 Points * Sunprincess * (5/18/2014 7:38:00 PM)

    ........truly enjoyed this beautiful dedication to your orange tree....very nice.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 17, 2010



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