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#collected poems: 1924-1955
theoptia · 9 days ago
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George Seferis, from Collected Poems 1924-1955; "Stratis Thalassinos Among the Agapanthi"
Text ID: The first thing God made is love / then comes blood / and the thirst for blood
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George Seferis, from Collected Poems 1924-1955; "Stratis Thalassinos Among the Agapanthi"
Text ID: The dead know the language of flowers only; so they keep silent
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theoptia · 9 days ago
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George Seferis, from Collected Poems 1924-1955; "Les Anges Sont Blancs"
Text ID: And yet everything was white because the great sleep is / white and the great death / calm and serene and isolated in an endless silence.
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