The war of the mind

 

‘But fear, the ancient and sombre enemy

of the fearless and ingenuous Soul,

rose up through the piles of dead bodies

in that inexorable war

in which the animal instinct hated profoundly

the spirit and the other body.

‘…’

The hated enemies have been for centuries now opposite

on the upper and lower edge of the abyss

and in between fierce war rages. …’

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From the poem ‘The Soul of the Beings – The war of the mind’, by Ioanna Moutsopoulou

Cycle IV: The Soul of the Beings

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(Photograph by Yiannis Zisis)