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If you take Greece apart, in the end you will see remaining to you an olive tree, a vineyard and a ship. Which means: with just so much you can put her back together.
Greek the language they gave me;
poor the house on Homer's shores.
My only care my language on Homer's shores.
There bream and perch
green sea currents in the blue.
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I should prefer to die laughing, and, on more than one occasion, thought I might.
November 2, 1911
March 18, 1996
Odysseas Elytis was regarded as a major exponent of romantic modernism in Greece and the world. In 1979 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The Axion Esti (1959)
Open papers (1995)
The collected poems of Odysseus Elytis
The Monogram (1972)
The Sovereign Sun (1971)
Odysseus Elytis on Wikipedia
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