The Swallows’ Nest


There is the Swallow!

As if taken from a children’s book,

a picture come to life,

a sign of spring, old in our remembrance

which time has not yet washed out.

On the roof of the veranda

it builds its lowly nest

with mud and grass

and with wisdom of ages. …’


From the poem ‘The Swallows’ Nest’, by Ioanna Moutsopoulou

Cycle III: Faces of Life

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(Photograph by Alexandros Belesis)