Nostos and Algos, by Manolis

Posted: 22/03/2015 by vequinox in Literature

Manolis

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Neighbour’s Yard

To the grass of the neighbour’s yard
always greener and fresher than mine
I reached with drum echoes
of a new April song

and you were left behind
waving the indifference of your surprise
that two tattooed dark breasts
struck the empty void
and soft ebony irises
of the standing female
rough and lustful at the same time
sang in harmony with my wish
for a new miracle and

for a gray drop of sperm

that fell on hairy mound

and you said—

I’ll stay here rooted like a tree
and the aroma of your aura
I’ll yearn for you
but only for an hour—

and I joined my hands behind my back
shrugging my shoulders
with a blind man’s indifference
before the just bloomed hyacinth

Ξένη Αυλή

Σε γρασίδι πράσινο ξένης αυλής
που πάντα δροσερώτερο
απ’ το δικό μου είναι
έφτασα με τύμπανα που βρόντηξαν
του νέου…

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