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Konstantin Nikolaevich Batiushkov

(1787 - 1855 / Russia)

Odysseus' Fate


Through horrors of land and horrors of sea
Bereft and wandering, Odysseus,
God-fearing wretch, sought Ithaca;
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  • Danuta Glendenning (9/16/2006 6:15:00 PM)

    A very touching poem showing us man's attempt to reach the golden gate of heaven, only to find that all endeavours has been in vain. There is heaven outside us. (Report) Reply

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