Constantine P. Cavafy

(29 April 1863 – 29 April 1933 / Alexandria)

Return - Poem by Constantine P. Cavafy

Return often and take me,
beloved sensation, return and take me --
when the memory of the body awakens,
and an old desire runs again through the blood;
when the lips and the skin remember,
and the hands feel as if they touch again.

Return often and take me at night,
when the lips and the skin remember...


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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