Joseph S. Josephides
Joseph S. Josephides Poems
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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.
You cry as a crocodile, but tomorrow as a coward.
The pheasant of our forest sings dirges for our hero
Tsiko Mentez, same with the seal of Skiathos
that was wailing for the girl who fell in the sea.
We, his friends, are laughing in this jail you threw us
we set free a donkey in the square with a picket
declaring: “I don’t ...
If invited on ‘Titanic 2’ for trip, have no drunk illusions.
Have an eye over the captain; glory grabs the senses;
if stimulated by passengers he might fool the engines.
Look out the wireless operator; the aristocrats seize
his focus, attract him with bribes to send messages
in America “we arrive soon, everything goes perfect”.
The iceberg yawns. Come over the bridge, see its teeth,