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A Beautiful and Strange Homeland
“I’ve never seen a homeland more strange and beautiful
Than this one that fell to my lot
Throws a line to catch fish, catches birds instead
Sets up a boat on land, garden in the waters
Weeps kisses, the ground emigrates
Becomes a pauper, gets brave
Tries for a stone, gives up
Tries to carve it, works miracles
Goes into a boat, reaches the ocean
Looks for revolutions, wants tyrants.”
From the poem “A Beautiful and Strange Homeland” by Odysseas Elytis