Just before you stood up

Dancers
2014

translated by  Karen Van Dyck

Don’t say you didn’t want peacock wings,
a dress that swept across the waltz floor.
And if your tiara stole the show in a heartbeat
when the boldest of all stared you down
don’t say he was the conqueror;

he was on his knees.

    Dancers, Kedros editions, Athens, 2014

More from Panayiotou Eftychia

With the kind support of:
THE J. F. COSTOPOULOS FOUNDATION

©2015-2022 poets.gr |

Edited by Mania Meziti

poets.gr

Chronologically

Alphabetically