dimitrios galanis

Gold Star - 31,375 Points (19.8.1945 / Patero Epirus Hellada [ Greece])

Οn Excitment's Fervour - Poem by dimitrios galanis

At an autumn's cold evening

as the wave was popping into shore

I got the impression it was sweeping away

the leaves of memory's tissues

where in summer we had written

love promises οn excitment's fervour.

This is a translation of the poem Εν Θερμώ by dimitrios galanis

Topic(s) of this poem: love and life

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A translation of a poem of mine written in greek.//31.1.2016

Comments about Οn Excitment's Fervour by dimitrios galanis

  • Nosheen Irfan (4/5/2016 6:55:00 AM)

    The initial frenzy of love slowly waning with the passage of time...how wonderfully you have put it. Using the Nature imagery, you have described your feelings in a great way. A wave sweeping away the leaves of memory...loved this image. Great work. (Report) Reply

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  • Savita Tyagi (2/11/2016 8:11:00 PM)

    Beautiful and romantic! Waves may sweep the fervor and excitement of love but memory of it keeps coming back to touch the shore for what was once there, till we realize that even the memory of it is chipped away with time. (Report) Reply

    Dimitrios Galanis (2/12/2016 3:29:00 AM)

    Memories pushed back into oblivion sometimes is a whole hoard ''At lucky to grasp''.Do, please, read this exactly one to see how much attention do we elders must pay to those memories.Thank you for the kindness to comment it.

  • Hazel Durham (2/7/2016 10:17:00 AM)

    Love sometimes only has a season, a time and place where two hearts unite, the Autumn chill is a reminder of what could have been!
    Superb write!
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    Dimitrios Galanis (2/12/2016 3:31:00 AM)

    Hazel, if you have not, do please read the ''At lucky to grasp''

    Dimitrios Galanis (2/7/2016 12:49:00 PM)

    Thank you, dear Hazel.Climate and seasons play, indeed, a great role in feelings.That is what i wanted to show.

  • Daniel Brick (2/5/2016 2:29:00 AM)

    The cooling of love, even the passing of love in just two seasons: there may be another way of loving which will prevail but I will stay with your drama of a fervor and excitement which burns itself out on the surface but there are still inner transformations to consider. Self-knowledge is one. Shared sympathy is another. Anais Nin wrote aboutthis. She said sex was a key to intimacy on a spiritual plane and that rapport lasted, and was liberating. (Report) Reply

    Dimitrios Galanis (2/5/2016 3:39:00 AM)

    I do feel the temptation to agree with Anais Nin.You see it's only us, humans, who can lay down a spiritual plane besides the key of sex.Our civilized invented by us world.

  • Valsa George (2/4/2016 9:58:00 AM)

    Waves come and sweep away all that the lovers wrote on the sea strand in the height of their love! Great lines! (Report) Reply

    Dimitrios Galanis (2/4/2016 10:37:00 AM)

    For your kind word, thank you, dear Lady.

  • Sofia Kioroglou (2/1/2016 5:36:00 AM)

    So beautiful! A lovely poem. (Report) Reply

    Dimitrios Galanis (2/1/2016 7:48:00 AM)

    An aspect of life so common.Thank you, Sofia.

  • Kelly Kurt (1/31/2016 3:12:00 PM)

    Promises made in excitement can be mourned when months later they are noticed to be yet fulfilled (Report) Reply

    Dimitrios Galanis (1/31/2016 4:02:00 PM)

    There is nothing to escape your kind eye.Thank you, dear Kelly.

  • Mihaela Pirjol (1/31/2016 1:28:00 PM)

    A poem of reminiscing and nostalgia...a gentle expression of love and tenderness. (Report) Reply

    Dimitrios Galanis (1/31/2016 3:15:00 PM)

    Even love pass by, especially vacation's love affairs.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 31, 2016

Poem Edited: Thursday, February 4, 2016

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