Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Save the Child


Between Two Bitter Moments

Between two bitter moments there’s no time even to breathe
between your face and your face
the tender form of a child takes shape and disappears.

—George Seferis, from Sketches for a Summer

2 comments:

  1. How splendid... and desolating... that evanescent moment of evanishment.

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  2. And how often Seferis captured it.

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