dimitrios galanis

Gold Star - 29,345 Points (19.8.1945 / Patero Epirus Hellada [ Greece])

Purification To The Words' Brothels - Poem by dimitrios galanis

Who is going to commiserate with our words!
With its flagpole after them lusts
the lie of power's wantonness.
Its quiver's arrows?
Words' equations, simulations untenable,
exiles in the desert of silence,
fancy fashionable clothing camouflage
to beguile and mislead gullibles,
for each case blurry masks.
And if words stubbornly resist to succumb
and protest in their ton familiar,
reptile the vilification for baptism them drags
in the muddy waters of rain acid.
How could faithful followers' lips
read hymns in another trope, in other tone,
how could victims escape from frame-up
amid weirdspeaking phantoms of pretense?


Without the virginity of the words
how to restore your vision's plans?
Against their double ambiguous countenance
their shimmering and dazzling masks,
you can not array unfashionable contrivance
or loudspeakers already fornicated trust!
May it be a pity but
without uncorrupted, untouched in virginity words
you can not crafty οr innocent intents discern.

Lo! Nobis opus sanctum id est:

Purification to the words' brothels.

Topic(s) of this poem: deceit, democracy, lies, corruption


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I composed it in english at 5-7 Ian.2016.It is based on a greek poem of mine by the title Των λέξεων τα πορνεία.

Comments about Purification To The Words' Brothels by dimitrios galanis

  • (1/10/2016 3:12:00 PM)


    Taking away the purity of a woman or child is the sin of man alone. They have no heart for another, just the lust within their loins that they selfishly guard and use against the innocent of this world. Those are the thoughts this poem brought to mind. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

    Dimitrios Galanis Dimitrios Galanis (1/10/2016 4:36:00 PM)

    That's it, my dear.Especially it refers to the lust of political power to play its own games on the back of the citizens and against their interests.Thank you for commenting it.

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/8/2016 5:07:00 AM)


    The lips of sin are leading the world today than the lips of the truth. Nice work. (Report) Reply

    Dimitrios Galanis Dimitrios Galanis (1/8/2016 6:35:00 AM)

    I have already read a lot of your poems, dear Edward.I do appreciate very much them.Most of them are great ones.I have to learn much studying them.Especially for me from the poetical vocabulary used, since only lately I started translating my own ones into english.Thank you for commenting my last poem.Your comment is for me a kind word which flatters me.Thank you again.

  • Dimitrios Galanis (1/8/2016 4:41:00 AM)


    In Thucydides History book III 73-82 where he describes the results of a civil war one can see the role words play in political intrigues, deceit, demagogie and lust of power.In the poem one can see the need and duty we have to play with open terms in the arena of polical actions, not hidden under faulse words. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 8, 2016

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 3, 2016


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