***DISCLAIMER: CONTAINS MALE NUDITY***
When They Come Alive
“Try to keep them, poet,
those erotic visions of yours,
however few of them there are that can be stilled.
Put them, half-hidden, in your lines.
Try to hold them, poet,
when they come alive in your mind
at night or in the noonday brightness.”
Constantine P. Cavafy
You can view more of Stamatopoulos’s works at his online gallery ‘Nikos And His Lovers’.
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