Kostas Karyotakis

(1896-1928 / Greece)

Kostas Karyotakis Poems

1. Ballade to the Forgotten Poets of the Ages 9/17/2010
2. Νοσταλγία (Nostalgia) 9/17/2010
3. Ζωές (Lives) 9/17/2010
4. Preveza 9/17/2010
5. Athens 9/17/2010
6. Imaginary Suicides 9/17/2010
7. Bitter Oranges 9/17/2010
8. In the Garden the Chrysanthemums Were Dying... 9/17/2010
9. We Are Some Disjointed Guitars... 9/17/2010
10. Nobility 9/17/2010
11. A Story 9/17/2010
12. Critique 9/17/2010
13. March Mournful and Vertical 9/17/2010
14. A Clerk 9/17/2010
15. A Tree 9/17/2010
16. Tombs 9/17/2010
17. Destruction 9/17/2010
18. Posthumous Fame 9/17/2010
19. My Verses 9/17/2010
20. They Betrayed Virtue and the Last Came First... 9/17/2010

A Story

At sixteen they laughed
yonder, in the springtime afternoon.
Later their lips became silent
and in their heart old age did intrude.
They had set out as friends

two dry leaves upon the ground.
Later they even went apart

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