The Cave and the Sea


“Opening” – oils on canvas by Nikitas Kavouklés

The Cave at the Shore of Wonderment


I came for water and found a sea;
All round, mysterious infinity.

All of a one, the world and me;
I sipped of water and drank the sea.

Upon smooth stones I set my feet;
The stones then made themselves my seat;

I listened to the whispering cave;
Whose secret I’ll forever save.

I came for wine and liberty;
And found myself a mystery.

~ N. Kavouklés

“Opening” © Copyright 2008 Nikitas Kavouklés – All Rights Reserved
“Mystery” © Copyright 2017 Nikitas Kavouklés – All Rights Reserved

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