Constantine P. Cavafy Quote

Roses by the head, jasmine at the feet —
so appear the longings that have passed
without being satisfied, not one of them granted
a night of sensual pleasure, or one of its radiant mornings.


Longings - Collected Poems (1992)

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Roses by the head, jasmine at the feet — so appear the longings that have passed without being satisfied, not one of them granted a night of...

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Roses by the head, jasmine at the feet — so appear the longings that have passed without being satisfied, not one of them granted a night of...

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Roses by the head, jasmine at the feet — so appear the longings that have passed without being satisfied, not one of them granted a night of...

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Roses by the head, jasmine at the feet — so appear the longings that have passed without being satisfied, not one of them granted a night of...