Tuesday, January 10, 2012

fundamental difference - yannis ritsos

Fundamental Difference
by Yannis Ritsos (tr. Minas Savvas)

In the middle of the road they got hungry.  They sat down
     for their lunch,
there, near the grass.  A feather
from a passing bird fell on their bread.  One of them
saw it and was astonished.  He stopped.  The other
continued to eat voraciously.  There they separated.

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