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 ...
Moreover, poetry is
what destruction tries hardly to subtract,
what the prophet is in agony to add,
what Mephistopheles desires bitterly to divide,
what love multiplies while being divided.
Moreover, it’s the white bird in winter,
the absence of cold as reason for blackening,
the golden rain that touches upon vertically