Constantine P. Cavafy

(29 April 1863 – 29 April 1933 / Alexandria)

I Went - Poem by Constantine P. Cavafy

I was not bound. I let myself go completely; went
To those indulgences, half actual,
And half were turned about in my own brain;
Went into the illuminated night;
And drank strong wines, as when
The champions of pleasure drink strong wine.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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