poet Giorgos Seferis

Giorgos Seferis

Helen

Shy nightingale, in the breathing of the leaves,
you who bestow the forest's musical coolness
on the sundered bodies, on the souls
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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (9/11/2017 2:23:00 PM)

    Who grope in the darkness! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Sabita SahooSabita Sahoo (9/11/2017 11:42:00 AM)

    messengers coming to tell him
    that so much suffering, so much life,
    went into the abyss
    all for an empty tunic, all for a Helen.
    Nicely penned.
    Thanks poet.
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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (9/11/2017 7:58:00 AM)

    A nice episode from Greek Mythology has been presented here amazingly with a fine construction. Thanks and congratulations to his soul for being selected as the poem of the day.

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  • Georgios Venetopoulos (9/11/2017 5:13:00 AM)

    I do not consider this composition a good poem. And the translation is poor.

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  • Pranab K ChakrabortyPranab K Chakraborty (9/11/2017 1:30:00 AM)

    She whom we hunted so many years by the banks of the Scamander.
    She was there, at the desert's lip; I touched her; she spoke to me:
    ‘It isn't true, it isn't true, ' she cried........................................................................................... Such romantic sighs we can hear if go through he whole. A nice beam of light exposed by words. Good sent, thanks to PH.

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (9/11/2017 1:26:00 AM)

    An amazing episode from Greek Mythology which presents Helen of Troy in a new light. Thanks.

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