Constantine P. Cavafy

29 April 1863 – 29 April 1933 / Alexandria


One monotonous day follows another
identically monotonous. The same things
will happen to us again and again,
the same moments come and go.
A month passes by, brings another month.
Easy to guess what lies ahead:
all of yesterday's boredom.
And tomorrow ends up no longer like tomorrow.
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