The Companions in Hades
fools, who ate the cattle of Helios Hyperion;
but he deprived them of the day of their return.
George Seferis, "The Companions in Hades" from Collected Poems (George Seferis). Translated, edited, and introduced by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard. Copyright © 1995 by George Seferis. Reprinted by permission of Princeton University Press.
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Poet George Seferis 1900–1971
POET’S REGION Greece