Treasure Island

Nikos Gatsos

(8 December 1911 – 12 May 1992 / Asea in Arcadia)

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Rosewater


When you reach that other world, don't become a cloud,
don't become a cloud, and the bitter star of dawn,
so that your mother knows you, waiting at her door.
Take a wand of willow, a root of rosemary,
a root of rosemary, and be a moonlit coolness
falling in the midnight in your thirsting courtyard.
I gave you rosewater to drink, you gave me poison,
eaglet of the frost, hawk of the desert.

Submitted: Saturday, December 06, 2003
Edited: Monday, March 15, 2010

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