Joseph S. Josephides

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I was born in Cyprus, a brave member-state of the European Union (since 2004) that is fighting constantly to secure liberty, democracy and justice. Those values (plus love) are some of the issues sparkling my poetry. The grandfathers of my parents were born in Italy and France, which both I respect.
I never stopped writing poetry, d ...

Joseph S. Josephides Poems

Amazon River

Why, State, your eyes don’t see the Amazon River?
Tsiko said 'Amazon is life' and you agreed to save it.
Why the horsemen of interests invaded in the night?
Their bullet entered Tsiko’s chest but invades your own.

Do They Hear?

Since you hear the notes you do write,
birds, leaves, wind, heavy shower, so how
come, they consider you a hearing impaired?

Aphrodite And Li Bai

The wine with its grace
purifies my grief.
When in bed, the two candlesticks
are the flames of your very eyes.

The Other Bird

The other bird am I. I belong to nobody,
I don’t wake up and depart just to fetch food,
and then get back to sleep and wake up anew.

Goddess In Love

Athena, when you saved us with Hercules
from the Stymphalides Fowls, you wanted other things.
Neither honours, nor hecatombs.

Joseph S. Josephides Comments

Kartikeya Sharma 23 September 2008

its amazingly written well built

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