Constantine P. Cavafy
Alexandria
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According To The Formulas Of Ancient Grecosyrian Magi

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"What distillate can be discovered from herbs
of a witching brew," said an aesthete,
"what distillate prepared according
to the formulas of ancient Grecosyrian magi
which for a day (if no longer
its potency can last), or even for a short time
can bring my twenty three years to me
again; can bring my friend of twenty two
to me again -- his beauty, his love.
"What distillate prepared according
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Douglas Scotney 05 February 2013
A dream potion. But you can't touch.
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