The Spirit of the Field


A sea of corn ears

sullied summer with beauty

and there came the child from the old tales

with a poppy and a chamomile,

stood in the fragrances

one with the spirit,

innocence full of dreams of guileless nature…’


Extract from the poem ‘The Spirit of the Field’ by Yiannis Zisis

 Cycle I: ‘The Spirit of God hovered on the face of the waters

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(Photograph by Yiannis Zisis)