Giorgio Venetopoulos

(Athens, Greece)

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The silver clouds fled nigh, above the fair;
analogy of rainfall was and bliss
the boats on waves were an unearthly prayer
like coffins cradled they above abyss

Exploding foam his smile became and oath
with blooms of red the fates regaled Spring's knell
boat holding ropes and sails became his clothe
communion stillness drunk from Faith's dark well.

And in that stillness he regained her grace
conceived soul's amvon to sustain her glance
invited by her spell and rains' embrace
a Stygian sermon was her offered chance.

That night the boats returned his childhood dream
......to coves of their liturgical redeem.

Submitted: Sunday, June 09, 2013
Edited: Monday, June 10, 2013

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