ITHACA | Constantinos Kavafis (1863-1933)

Translation: Yoram Bronovsky Ithaca is a small island in the Ionic sea. Odysseus, king of ancient Ithaca, was one of the Greek leaders that set out to wage war on Troy. Odysseus has to endure the wrath of the gods, and as a punishment his way back home takes ten long years. Each time he […]

FIRE AND ICE | Robert Frost (1874-1963)

Robert Frost- One of the greatest American poets, Frost was born and died in Boston (1874-1963). Frost was a humanist who portrayed delicate nuances of life, human values and plain simple truths, using a simple, ordinary language. In many of his songs, like “Fire and Ice,” Frost applies his unique poetic symbolism as a vehicle to […]