“It was observed during his mock trial that he was distracted though the accusations made against him demanded no response. Nevertheless, he seemed somewhat absent from the proceedings, and if his lips moved, he said nothing.”
Leipzig elements woven into a tapestry pattern of a Germanophile literary reader – a maze of well-combined imagery.
how long have you been a figure in the ledger of life / put a scanner to your face, read the barcode of time / thirty-three or three, according to the new chronology
The clock is inexorable. What (random) memories do we keep?
Luxembourg, 1979 – from the pen and perspective of an Australasian poet, in English & auf Deutsch.
If you still haven’t had the chance to encounter C.P. Cavafy during your literary adventures, maybe you will be happy to let this lighthouse of Alexandria guide you through centuries of Greek history – and timeless insights into the human condition.