by Christos Polydorou


None other sacrifice
the holiness

of their vision
Why should we?

We don’t care
what you

don’t believe in
Come off

that cross:
We require the

If you wish keep

the garlands,
The crown of

rose thorns,
The rose essence :

None other
keep their church

choirs quiet
So their

can sleep :

Why should Cyprus?

Why should Constantinople change
its name?
A centre of Orthodoxy become a obliterated?

None other would
retire their mechancal

engineers and technicians
and architects

and construction workers
ten years early

for fear of progress
spiritual and of its civilizations…

Why should we?