27 June 1906, 2pm by CP Cavafy

  27 June 1906, 2 P.M. When the Christians brought him to be hanged, the innocent boy of seventeen, his mother, who there beside the scaffold had dragged herself and lay beaten on the ground beneath the midday sun, the savage sun, now would moan, and howl like a wolf, a beast, and then the … Continue reading 27 June 1906, 2pm by CP Cavafy