Grieks en Latijn
- 29 januari 2018
Odysseus to Telemachus
Joseph Brodsky, 1940 – 1996
My dear Telemachus,The Trojan War
is over now; I don’t recall who won it.
The Greeks, no doubt, for only they would leave
so many dead so far from their own homeland.
But still, my homeward way has proved too long.
While we were wasting time there, old Poseidon,
it almost seems, stretched and extended space.