Der var Pragt i Pavestaden;
Alle Romas Klokker klang.
Der var Glædeslarm paa Gaden;
Alle Romas Klerker sang.

Paven satte Verdenskronen
Paa den største Kejsers Haar.
Holger Danske stod ved Tronen,
Hvor St. Peders-Stolen staar.

Roland stod ved Holgers Side
Og Fyrst Karvel uden Baand.
Ørknens Søn med Ord fuldblide
Rakte mig sin Heltehaand.

Skønne Øjne paa os hviled;
Der var Elskovsblik iblandt.
Men blandt alle skønne smiled
Skønnest Jomfru Gloriant.


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Poet of the day

Giorgos or George Seferis was the pen name of Geōrgios Seferiádēs. He was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate. He was also a career diplomat in the Greek Foreign Service, culminating in his appointment as Ambassador to the UK, a post...
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Poem of the day


Beijar-te a fronte linda

Beijar-te o aspecto altivo

Beijar-te a tez morena

Beijar-te o rir lascivo

Beijar o ar que aspiras

Beijar o pó que pisas

Beijar a voz que soltas

Beijar a luz que visas

Sentir teus modos frios,

Sentir tua apatia,

Sentir até répúdio,

Sentir essa ironia,

Sentir...
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