Castello Di Duino Poesia 2013 finals

Άφηνε πίσω της το μέρος με τα ψηλά τείχη και τα σκοτεινά παράθυρα .Το φως που έλειπε, το σκοτάδι που περίσσευε – έγραφε στα μάτια της .Κάθε εμπόδιο στο ύψος μιας αμαρτίαςνα θυμίζει την τροχιά της ένοχης.Βγήκε από το στενό δρόμο και ξεκίνησε να περπατάει… ζητώντας Άφεση .Ότι είναι πίσω από εμάς μένει πίσω – αλλιώς παραμορφώνει την…

* Traces ( Ίχνη )

At nights , you will find the wildbirds walking alone, throwing their wings at the audience from heaven to earth my soul has been waiting for the mind and the soul to become One… Τις νύχτες τα Αγριοπούλια περπατάνε μοναχά πετώντας τις φτερούγες τους στο ακροατήριο  Από τον ουρανό ως τη γη, η ψυχή περίμενε το…

A Re- Arrangement of Fate

Every word that I am going to type will only imply how much of a beautiful soul, you were, and that is, a rearrangement of fate…

10 low cost and effective ways to promote your book

Promoting your book and marketing your brand name as an author, is something all indie authors have to do for themselves, and it can be challenging or time-consuming. You need to build a strategy before introducing your work to your readers, including a launch team that will help you get the word out there.Here are…

Author networking tips

Aligning you blog’s feed with your GoodRead’s profile and the Amazon Author Central page, can help you engage with bloggers and readers. Whether you are an author or you enjoy writing from time to time , you might feel the need to share your thoughts on a self hosted page, or even create background stories…

Visions of Countess-Bathory-Elizabeth

A lovely day to roll the dice and outdo your enemies. A countess is contemplating a prophecy from her tower. Image by Дмитрий Переяслов from Pixabay

Cooking for one of my characters~ The Wildcard!

Maybe we don’t need another hero, but a little rebellion will sure spice things up! Are you tired of the same old winter recipes? Then you might want to get cozy and try the Wildcard beverage-a cup of hot chocolate with a twist! Who can resist one when it’s cold outside, and you get to…

Crafting Mrs Aurora

Q&A with beta readers _ RachelD. (published with reader’s permission) 1.How many characters were based on real people in your life? Mrs. A. was an actual person, and besides my own experiences, I drew a lot of my inspiration from the real-life person, to shape her character. She was a ravishing woman, with a royal…

This wind that loiters ~

This wind that loiters among the quinces This insect that sucks the vines This stone that the scorpion wears next to his skin And these sheaves on the threshing floor That play the giant to small barefoot children. The images of the Resurrection On walls that the pine trees scratched with their fingers This whitewash…

The Calling

In the end, it only matters if you have led your life’s calling with an open heart, and you handled your tough times gracefully

The Portrait, by Evelyn Chartres. Book Review.

“Better to be a rose if only to bloom for a reason,than a diamond eternally closed to the world.”– favorite quote from the book. Evelyn is a fictional character that Vicky looks up to,and her fascination with her is an act of rebellion against her previous choices. If Evelyn is displeased and takes pleasure at…

Poem by Odysseas Elytis

THEY CAMEdressed up as  “friends,”    came countless times, my enemies,trampling the primeval soil.    And the soil never blended with their heel.They brought    The Wise One, the Founder, and the Geometer,Bibles of letters and numbers,    every kind of  Submission and Power,to sway over the primeval light.    And the light never blended with their roof.Not even a bee was…

No voice is too small

Even though she had been betrayed too many times, Danae kept moving. She never forgot those who left her hanging over a cliff, but it was in her nature to keep going, more than she could ever imagine.

The One With The Rumor

The boy held back for a while. “I knew you didn’t have it in you, Chris! You are afraid of the ghost lady, aren’t you?! Oh, how the mighty have fallen!” “Zip it, Dehlia! I’d like to know what you would do if you d see her right in front of you. Sure, you are…

The Monk and The Thorn

Once upon a time, not too long ago, two time -travelers met, just as their masters had agreed on. It was the middle of the Moroccan desert,people gathered around a small tent, looking for a safe place to spend the night and protect themselves from the sirocco, a hot and dry wind.One of them, Boreas,…

Hellbent

Embrace your inner darkness, and break on through to  your other side …

The story of the Scorpion and the Swan

There was a Swan at the edge of a river and a scorpion approached asking the swan if she would kindly give him a ride to the other side of the river on her back. The swan said “no, you are a scorpion, you will sting me and I will die.” The scorpion assured the…

Auracle

What is left behind , should stay in the past_Otherwise it distorts the vision , the sight …

heart strings*

when you suppress your soul it will  eventually invade your mind *~

The Quest

When the hero’s journey is overhe stops slaying dragons along his pathand focuses on the beauty of his sight Image by Michael Seibt from Pixabay