Tag: poetrywriting

The making of Aris and Artemis

If you are struggling to shape your poems into a body of work, I hope this helps. #1 Draft – a very VERY first version Six months and an online private page where I used to copy some unbearable feelings written on paper. It was a vomit mess of raw

An excerpt from my upcoming poetry book

One of my poems has just been published by La Scrittrice lit mag. This is the full version, as it will appear in my book ‘Aris and Artemis – poems of love and letting go’. I hope you will enjoy reading it 🙂 Chapter 14 I walk on the  street,

3 reminders for exhausted creatives

It’s 5.10 am, I am waiting for my coffee to brew in the hostel where I’am volunteering. One of my characters just woke me up, pulled my feet and said: “It’s time to work…come on! Everyone else is still asleep.” In 2016 I wrote a collection of poems that I

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

Poetry

Happens throughout the early hours’ darkness. When everyone else’s asleep, drunk or making love, I crave a sacred silence. I don’t look for something to write. I don’t think about the last sunrise on the beach. All I have to do is surrender and flow. It’s a courtship with my

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