Friday, January 3, 2003

An Old Man Comments

Rating: 2.8

At the noisy end of the cafe, head bent
over the table, an old man sits alone,
a newspaper in front of him.

...

Constantine P. Cavafy
COMMENTS
S H 11 August 2020

Introspection at the end is something very natural.

0 0 Reply
Rajnish Manga 11 August 2017

Amazingly powerful poem which reflects a man's repentance in his old age over his callous approach towards life during youth. Thanks. This enters MyPoemList now.

0 0 Reply
Tony Best 07 November 2007

Beautiful. Makes one want to seize the day, and drain every dropp of joy from life.

3 0 Reply