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Hidden

From all I’ve done and all I’ve said
Let them not seek to find who I’ve been.
An obstacle stood and transformed
My acts and way of my life.
An obstacle stood and stopped me
Many a time as I was going to speak.
My most unobserved acts,
And my writitings the most covered
Thence only they will feel me.
But mayhaps it is not worth to spend
This much care and this much effort to know me.
For in the more perfect society
Someone else like me created
Will certainly appear and freely act.


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Poem Hidden - Constantine P Cavafy