Dimitris Troaditis, Civil war has now been sealed

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Striving to repeal those not repealable
joining forces even with your enemy
to accomplish even a breath
inkling of an invisible wraith
that creaks in your ears and traps your meninxes

dragging your footsteps in unknown places
with roads of abandonment
and imitations of trees
with just formed their complexions

everything on the other side
are declared as your opponents
and commute like guards in borders
unrepentant and menacing
like the curved swords in the hands of Hagarenes

you cannot even pausing
it would looks like a bloodless treason
with veins far away from your being

trying to cross the ditch
that separates you from life
but the paths are burning
and remain abeyance
with trembling feelings
surfaces wobbling
and slogans not reflecting

Civil war has now been sealed

*The original poem in Greek is here: https://tokoskino.wordpress.com/2013/07/28/%CE%B4%CE%B7%CE%BC%CE%AE%CF%84%CF%81%CE%B7%CF%82-%CF%84%CF%81%CF%89%CE%B1%CE%B4%CE%AF%CF%84%CE%B7%CF%82-%CE%BF-%CE%B5%CE%BC%CF%86%CF%8D%CE%BB%CE%B9%CE%BF%CF%82-%CE%AD%CF%87%CE%B5%CE%B9-%CF%80%CE%B9 Translation: Dimitris Troaditis

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