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Sophia the Martyr, by Sofia Kioroglou

…a poem by Sofia Kioroglou

The Gymnast, by Sofia Kioroglou

…a poem by Sofia Kioroglou

“The Leaves Have Turned Yellow ” by Sofia Kioroglou

…a poem by Sofia Kioroglou

A poetic journey through our orthodox faith

…an e-book by Sofia Kioroglou

“Wadi Qelt” by Sofia Kioroglou

…a poem by Sofia Kioroglou

“The ten Lepers” by Sofia Kioroglou

…a poem by Sofia Kioroglou

“Like white swans’ wings” by Sofia Kioroglou

…a poem by Sofia Kioroglou

“John Maximovich (the Wonderworker)” by Sofia Kioroglou

…a poem by Sofia Kioroglou

“The city of Shalem” by Sofia Kioroglou

…a poem by Sofia Kioroglou

“I shall return…” by Sofia Kioroglou

…a poem by Sofia Kioroglou

“A zipper that jammed halfway” by Sofia Kioroglou

…a poem by Sofia Kioroglou

What our love means to me

To know love is what life is all about. To be in love is to process something what is beyong the reach of age or time… To give love is to be rich in the joy that give color to each day and significance to each detail of our lives. […]

Home, Warsan Shire

no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well your neighbors running faster than you breath bloody in their throats the boy you went to school with who kissed you dizzy behind […]

“The Dark Ages”, Abraham Lincoln

Men call you “dark.” What factory then blurred the light Of golden suns, when nothing blacker than the shades Of coming rain climbed up the heather-mantled height? While the air Breathed all the scents of all untrodden flowers, And brooks poured silver through the glimmering glades, Then sweetly wound through […]

“To the English Gipsies”, Abraham Lincoln

Rough swarthy Gipsy folk, Would that my voice could once forget to falter, And sing a song as free as swallows’ wings Of ancient Gipsies, and their “dukes” and “kings,” The men who braved the branding-rod and halter, Because like birds they nimbly came and went, And loved the stars […]

“The Emperor of Ice-Cream”, Wallace Stevens

Call the roller of big cigars, The muscular one, and bid him whip In kitchen cups concupiscent curds. Let the wenches dawdle in such dress As they are used to wear, and let the boys Bring flowers in last month’s newspapers. Let be be finale of seem. The only emperor […]

“He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven”, William Butler Yeats

Had I the heaven’s embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under […]