16 Μαΐου, 2022 11:02

Κ.Π. Καβάφης: Leaving Therapia

Good-bye to Therapia & joys of the hotel
Good dinners that make you exultingly swell,
Good beds that refresh you from the toil of the day
Fine sights near which you ‘d wish ever to stay
To all these good things the time is well nigh
              I must bid a Good-Bye!
However Calikioy’s opposite shore
I must hail tho’ by far more simple & poor:
But they say what is simple is good at the heart
And where goodness is we may well spare art:
So at humble Calikioy let us not rail
              But bid it All Hail!
 
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