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THE ODD BICYCLIST EPISODE 2

POET ON THE LINE

We went to Xaratsi on the Green Line to talk to resident poet Stavros Lambrakis about his poetry, what it was like to take a $20,000 advance to write a memoir about a vow of silence and how the old neighborhood is going fast.

Too bad Niko wasn’t at Alligator lounge in Brooklyn that night. We would have taught that tweezer lover a lesson. I wasn’t going to fight him or anyone else. I am on a vow of silence.
— Stavros Lambrakis (from his uncompleted memoir)

XARATSI AND THE OLD NEIGHBORHOOD

PHOTOS COURTESY OF STAVROS LAMBRAKIS

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