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water, a drop of
 

49.

Gone are the birds, the leaves, the stars.
Now,
what kind of voyage can you take
in a drop
of water?

10-6-88

 
Yannis Ritsos (1909-90 *), “Ticks of the Clock, 1988-1989,” in
Late into the Night : The Last Poems of Yannis Ritsos (translated by Michael McKinsey, 1995)
*
 

4 October 2012
tags: lexicon; water; Yannis Ritsos