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C.P. Cavafy

On the right—no, opposite—a wardrobe with a mirror. In the middle the table where he wrote, and the three big wicker chairs. Beside the window the bed where we made love so many times. They must still be around somewhere, those old things. Beside the window the bed; the afternoon sun used to touch half… Continue reading C.P. Cavafy

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Anthology · Classic · Collection · Compilation · Egyptian Culture · Greek Culture · Greek Literature · Poetry

C.P. Cavafy

Like beautiful bodies of the dead who had not grown old and they shut them, with tears, in a magnificent mausoleum, with roses at the head and jasmine at the feet — that is how desires look that have passed without fulfillment; without one of them having achieved a night of sensual delight, or a… Continue reading C.P. Cavafy

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