The oak of Texas and the allegory of Tito

Απολύτως Διαλλακτικός


I am a criminal and I plead guilty – for not having visited the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center after two years in Austin. Today, though, I was pardoned by spending a day there with my father (his last day in the US). The natural beauty of this park is simply astonishing. It seems that the legacy of LBJ’s wife, namely Lady Bird Johnson, continues to thrive. I will definitely visit more often and I am looking forward to the season when the flowers are in full blossom. Absolutely recommended for philosophical walks through those trails!

When we crossed that magnificent scenery of a fallen oak above I suddenly remembered a Greek poem I read a long time ago by the “Allegory” by Titos Patrikios. A moment of clarity is what we call it or a subconscious connection of apparently unrelated events. Another coincidence is that this poem was included in the collection that…

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