Size / / /

Tasos Leivaditis (1922-88) was born and raised in Athens, where he worked as a literary critic while also producing a rich poetic oeuvre that would win him both critical and popular renown. The prose-poem 'The Door' is taken from Leivaditis’ 1972 volume, Night Visitor, and specifically from a subsection entitled “From the Diary of a Servant,” reflecting the dark years of military dictatorship in Greece (1967-74).