Five Poems by Mr. S. Thalassinos: III. All things pass away

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Themes

 

Language

Line 4: ‘Yiou! Yiou! Pououou…pax!’ (Γιου! Γιού! Πούουου…πάξ!);

See Aeschylus’ Eumenides 143, where similar cries are uttered by the Furies after they have been aroused from their sleep in the temple of Apollo at Delphi by Clytemnestra’s ghost that urges them to continue their task of hunting down Orestes.

 

Mythic Characters

Line 1: Eumenides

 

Bibliography

Kohler, D. 1985. L’ aviron d’ Ulysse. L’ itinéraire poétique de Georges Séféris, Paris, at 271.

Liantinis, D. 1987. O νηφομανής. Η ποιητική του Σεφέρη, Αthens, at 98-99.

Menti, D. 1999. ‘Στρατής Θαλασσινός και Μαθιός Πασκάλης’, Poiesis 13 (Spr.-Sum.): 188-204.

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