The Solitary Stork

 

‘…
It returned here,

my friend again,

memory unbetrayed,

a welcome presence

loyal to our person.

It is our familiar, solitary stork,

‘…’

But above all our companion, the one we know,

without a flight

but only with souls known to it, …’

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From the poem ‘The Solitary Stork’, by Yiannis Zisis

Cycle III: Toil of the Little One

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(Photograph by Yiannis Zisis)