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Constantine P. Cavafy was a Greek poet who lived in Alexandria and worked as a journalist and civil servant. He published 154 poems; dozens more remained incomplete or in sketch form. His most important poetry was written after his fortieth birthday.

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Walls
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Ithaca
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King Claudius
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Kaisarion
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The Horses of Achilles
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So Much I Gazed
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As much as you can
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Candles
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Waiting for the Barbarians
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Ionic
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The Ides of March
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Body Remember
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Remember, Body...
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Morning Sea
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The God Abandons Anthony
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On The Stairs
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Thermopylae
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Aemilianus Monae, Alexandrian, 628 - 655 A.D.
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September, 1903
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The City
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A Prince from Western Libya
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In The Street
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Hidden Things
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On the Outskirts of Antioch
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Days Of 1896
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Lovely White Flowers
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He Asked about the Quality
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The Satrapy
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Voices
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Melancholy Of Jason Kleander, Poet In Kommagini, A.D. 595
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Grey
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Things Ended
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Julian Seeing Contempt
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Return
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Apollonius Of Tyana In Rhodes
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In an Old Book
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King Dimitrios
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To Sensual Pleasure
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On Board Ship
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Outside the House
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Caesarion
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The Afternoon Sun
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Those Who Fought for the Achaean League
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Unfaithfulness
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Exiles
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He vows
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I've Looked So Much...
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The Battle of Magnesia
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In A Town of Osroini
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Che Fece
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Desires
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Theodotus
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Simeon
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Alexander Jannaios And Alexandra
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The Retinue of Dionysos
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Kleitos' Illness
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Their Beginning
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To Have Taken The Trouble
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The First Step
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The Funeral of Sarpedon
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Orophernis
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Pictured
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To Call up the Shades
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Dangerous Things
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December, 1903
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Julian in Nicomedia
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When the Watchman Saw the Light
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Sculptor of Tyana
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I´ve Looked So Much…
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Of the Jews (50 A.D.)
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The Windows
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At The Theatre
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Before Time Altered Them
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Days of 1901
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In The Evening
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You Didn't Understand
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Before The Statue Of Endymion
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Come, O King of the Lacedaimonians
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Footsteps
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Manuel Comninos
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Half an Hour
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On the shop
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In Alexandria, 31 B.C.
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The Favour of Alexander Valas
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Monotony
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One Night
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Prayer
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The Footsteps
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On an Italian Shore
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Priest at the Serapeum
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The Bandaged Shoulder
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Interruption
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Supplication
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The Glory of the Ptolemies
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Two Young Men, 23 to 24 years old
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In Church
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I Went
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Passing Through
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Of Dimitrios Sotir
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In The Harbor
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In the Same Space
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Priest At The Serapeion
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Since Nine O'Clock
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A Young Poet In His 24th Year
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Anna Dalassené
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If Actually Dead
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Very Seldom
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For Ammonis, who died at 29, in 610
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The Grave of the Grammarian Lysias
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Craftsmen of Wine Bowls
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The Town
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Days of 1908
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The Souls Of Old Men
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Tomb of Ignatos
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Returning From Greece
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He Came to Read
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Young Men of Sidon
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Sophist Leaving Syria
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Tomb of Evrion
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Nero's Turn
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Philhellene
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Temethos, Antiochian, A.D. 400
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Growing in Spirit
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Imenos
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In the Tavernas
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One of Their Gods
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'The Rest I Will Tell to Those Down In Hades'
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On Hearing of Love
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The Next Table
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And I Lounged and Lay on Their Beds
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Theatre of Sidon (400 B.C.)
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According To The Formulas Of Ancient Grecosyrian Magi
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To Antiochos Epiphanis
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Darius
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Dimaratos
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Of Coloured Glass
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When they are roused
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A Byzantine Nobleman In Exile Composing Verses
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Alexandrian Kings
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Envoys from Alexandria
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Ionian
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An Old Man
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Julian and the Antiochians
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The Displeasure of Selefkidis
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At the Café Door
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In Sparta
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Longings
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Sensual Pleasures
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Tomb of Lanis
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Trojans
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But Wise Men Perceive Approaching Things
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Far Off
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Hidden
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Herodis Attikos
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In 200 B.C.
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That's The Man
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Addition
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In Despair
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Kimon, Son of Learchos, 22, Student of Greek Literature (In Kyrini)
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Days of 1903
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Long Ago
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Myris: Alexandria, A.D. 340
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Greek from Ancient Times
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He Had Planned To Read
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Tomb of the Grammarian Lysias
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On the March to Sinopi
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Picture of a 23-year-old Youth Painted by His Friend of the Same Age, an Amature
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Poseidonians
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The Window of the Tobacco Shop
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They Should Have Provided
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Antony's Ending
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I've Brought To Art
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Understanding
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In a Township of Asia Minor
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In the Boring Village
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Theophilos Palaiologos
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A Great Procession of Priests and Laymen
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From The School Of The Renowned Philosopher
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Julian at the Mysteries
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The Mirror in the Hall
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Tomb of Iases
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Of The Shop
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Following the Recipe of Ancient Syrio-Greek Magicians
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The Photograph
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When They Come Alive
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John Kantakuzinos Triumphs
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The Twenty-Fifth Year of His Life
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In The Month Athyr
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Anna Comnena
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