"... to be cherished even more
s a sensual pleasure achieved morbidly, corruptingly-
it rarely finds the body able to feel what it requires-
that morbidly, corruptingly, creates
an erotic intensity which health cannot know ...."

Extract from a letter
written by young Imenos (from a patrician family)
notorious in Syracuse for his debauchery
in the debauched times of Michael the Third.

Constantine P. Cavafy

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