This weekend included a visit to the book sale at the St. Mark’s May Fair in New Canaan where we found a well-read copy of George Seferis’s poems in English which included these lines:
The poem is everywhere. Your voice
sometimes travels beside it
like a dolphin keeping company for a while
with a golden sloop in the sunlight,
then vanishing again.
Here’s a photograph of Seferis and a link to an interview with the poet from the Paris Review: