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Late Into the Night
The Last Poems of Yannis Ritsos
Yannis Ritsos; Martin McKinsey, trans.; Martin McKinsey, intro.

Oberlin College Press



Contents

• INTRODUCTION
I. THE NEGATIVES OF SILENCE
• Misguided Pursuits
• Back Then
• Bitter Knowledge
• Forgetfulness
• Intimations
• The Uninvited
• Closing Words
• Perhaps
• The Crazy
• Incident
• Minimal Harvest
• Hypothermia
• Escape
• Tokens
• Denouement
• Pointless Lucidity
• Conversions
• Harsh News
• Pilgrimage
• Homeland
• Hour of Anonymity
• Post Script
• Not Quite
• Another Summer
• People and Suitcases
• The Latest Word
• A Pillar
• What Cannot Be Weighted
• Topography
• Strange Dream
• Two in the Afternoon
• II. THE BARE TREE
• Useless Keys
• On Silence
• The Other Fear
• Depletion
• The Statues and Us
• From Another Time
• Garden in Autumn
• Sluggishness
• Sparse Leavings
• Work Table
• Self-Knowledge
• Sitting Out the Rain
• Painting Stones
• III. LATE INTO THE NIGHT
• Inertia
• Same as Ever
• Nothing
• The Sound of the Bell
• Trifles
• Good Luck
• Balance
• Last Minute Diversions
• The Nails
• Evacuation
• Naught
• The Everlastings
• The Trial
• Until One Night
• The Original Position
• Stages of Weariness
• In the Garden
• Innocence
• Changes
• Tonight
• Traffic
• Privileged
• Wrong Number
• A Flowershop
• And the Poem
• Turned Soil
• The Black Boat
• IV. TICKS OF THE CLOCK
• V. BOAT WHISTLES
• The Last Summer

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