Category: Books

Embracing the creative life – part I

I’m 34 and I spent about 30 years sabotaging my (writing) life. For a very long time, I thought I wanted to live the same life of my parents. A stable job in one place, a house with a mortgage, a life partner, kids to perpetuate the generation. I wrote my first poem when I could barely grab a pen.…

#1 – Epigraph

  After meeting Aris, Artemis questions all she ever thought she knew about love throughout 27 chapters. . Nikos Kazantzakis wrote a man needs a little madness or else – he never dares cut the rope and be free. . I couldn’t think of a better epigraph for my upcoming book ‘Aris and Artemis, poems of love and letting go.’

5 benefits of writing poetry in a non-native language

Poetry goes beyond understanding. It’s beauty travelling a natural channel with an inducted experience – the poem – a composition where writers and readers’ responses are the sole determiners of its limits. Next time you write some verses try to park your first language in a dark corner and enjoy its grumpy looks – mine does it all the time.…