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Perhaps this is the only HERBARIUM which, instead of plants, contains articles about people, works, or situations that may be worth mentioning and exposed to a common view.

Κι οι Άραβες Κάναν Ερωτήσεις Φοβερές και Τρομερές ... - Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Λώρενς Φερλινγκέτι

And the Arabs Asked Terrible Questions …

Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s poem ‘And the Arabs Asked Terrible Questions …’, and is entirely given here, is included in the 1955 ‘Pictures of the gone world’ collection. In the 2015 anniversary edition, he wrote that in these poems ‘there is a freshness of perception that only young eyes have, in the dandelion bloom of youth’.

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Η Δικαίωση (Λι Πο) - Πορτρέτο του Ποιητή Λι Πο σε Κυργιζιανό γραμματόσημο

A Vindication – Poem by Li Po

The poem ‘A Vindication’ was written by the great Chinese poet Li Po of the 8th century CE. A multi-faceted personality, having lived both as a hermit and as a traveler to the vast Chinese hinterland, love and wine are central to his poems. ‘A Vindication’ poem refers to the second.

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Ο Στρατής Θαλασσινός ανάμεσα στους αγάπανθους - Γιώργος Σεφέρης, Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Ποιητή

Stratis Thalassinos Among the Agapanthi

The poem entitled ‘Stratis Thalassinos Among the Agapanthi’, which is posted here, was written by the Greek poet Nobel laureate George Seferis, in 1942, in the city of Transvaal, South Africa, where he was found as a diplomat, following the exiled Greek government there.

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Ψαλμός - Πάουλ Τσέλαν, Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Ποιητή

Psalm – Α Great Poem by Paul Celan

Paul Celan’s poem entitled “Psalm” is one of the most meaningful and representative creations of the great art of this important German-speaking poet. It is included in the 1963 ‘The No One’s Rose’ collection, and is given entirely here in the English written version and as audio document, where Chellan reads its poem.

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Δε σ’ αγαπώ σαν να ‘σουν ρόδο αλατιού - Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Πάμπλο Νερούδα

I don’t Love you As if you Were a Rose

From the poetic collection of Pablo Neruda’s ‘One Hundred Love Sonnets’ (Cien Sonetos de amor), the poem Sonnet XVII, whith the conventional title ‘I don’t Love you As if you Were a Rose’, is given entirely here. The collection was released in 1959, and is dedicated to Neruda’s wife Matilde.

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Entrance Exams - Interview with Marianna

Marianna, University Entrance Exams & the Awkwardness

Through the interview with the teenage girl Marianna, parade the University Entrance Exams in Greece and the deliberate or unintentional pressure to succeed on them, some elements about the structure and nature of education, dream and plan concentrates, as well as the unending momentum of youth.

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The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

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The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

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The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

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Perhaps this is the only HERBARIUM which, instead of plants, contains articles about people, works, or situations that may be worth mentioning and exposed to a common view.

Κι οι Άραβες Κάναν Ερωτήσεις Φοβερές και Τρομερές ... - Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Λώρενς Φερλινγκέτι

And the Arabs Asked Terrible Questions …

Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s poem ‘And the Arabs Asked Terrible Questions …’, and is entirely given here, is included in the 1955 ‘Pictures of the gone world’ collection. In the 2015 anniversary edition, he wrote that in these poems ‘there is a freshness of perception that only young eyes have, in the dandelion bloom of youth’.

Read More »
Η Δικαίωση (Λι Πο) - Πορτρέτο του Ποιητή Λι Πο σε Κυργιζιανό γραμματόσημο

A Vindication – Poem by Li Po

The poem ‘A Vindication’ was written by the great Chinese poet Li Po of the 8th century CE. A multi-faceted personality, having lived both as a hermit and as a traveler to the vast Chinese hinterland, love and wine are central to his poems. ‘A Vindication’ poem refers to the second.

Read More »
Ο Στρατής Θαλασσινός ανάμεσα στους αγάπανθους - Γιώργος Σεφέρης, Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Ποιητή

Stratis Thalassinos Among the Agapanthi

The poem entitled ‘Stratis Thalassinos Among the Agapanthi’, which is posted here, was written by the Greek poet Nobel laureate George Seferis, in 1942, in the city of Transvaal, South Africa, where he was found as a diplomat, following the exiled Greek government there.

Read More »
Ψαλμός - Πάουλ Τσέλαν, Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Ποιητή

Psalm – Α Great Poem by Paul Celan

Paul Celan’s poem entitled “Psalm” is one of the most meaningful and representative creations of the great art of this important German-speaking poet. It is included in the 1963 ‘The No One’s Rose’ collection, and is given entirely here in the English written version and as audio document, where Chellan reads its poem.

Read More »
Δε σ’ αγαπώ σαν να ‘σουν ρόδο αλατιού - Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Πάμπλο Νερούδα

I don’t Love you As if you Were a Rose

From the poetic collection of Pablo Neruda’s ‘One Hundred Love Sonnets’ (Cien Sonetos de amor), the poem Sonnet XVII, whith the conventional title ‘I don’t Love you As if you Were a Rose’, is given entirely here. The collection was released in 1959, and is dedicated to Neruda’s wife Matilde.

Read More »
Entrance Exams - Interview with Marianna

Marianna, University Entrance Exams & the Awkwardness

Through the interview with the teenage girl Marianna, parade the University Entrance Exams in Greece and the deliberate or unintentional pressure to succeed on them, some elements about the structure and nature of education, dream and plan concentrates, as well as the unending momentum of youth.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

Read More »

The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

Read More »

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »
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