Pelagic: “She loved the sea. She liked the sharp salty smell of the air, and the vastness of the horizons bounded only by a vault of azure sky above. It made her feel small, but free as well. Martin, A Storm of Swords
Yiannis Ritsos is one of the most influential Greek poets. Politically active, he received the Lenin Peace Prize in His work is respected by acclaimed European poets, such as Louis Aragon, who once said that Ritsos was "the greatest poet of our age.