Tagged: poetry

As much as you can

My favourite Cavafy poem is a slightly obscure one. It has always spoken to me on a deeply spiritual level.   As much as you can by C. P. Cavafy Even if you cannot shape your life as you want...



This is the best and most famous poem by Cavafy. Once, in London, I saw this poem pinned on the wall in the home of a French girl I was visiting. In a Spanish translation! Apparently, a Colombian guy had...



The city by C. P. Cavafy translated By Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard You said: “I’ll go to another country, go to another shore, find another city better than this one. Whatever I try to do is fated to turn...