World on Fire, Souls in Pain

The painful anxiety and the sense of loss evoked by the Greek wildfires can be overwhelming, the situation difficult to comprehend despite endless TV reporting and commentary. During such moments,

Poetry has its place.

The sky ablaze

The air full of haze

as the frenzy of the fire

destroyed all in its mire

the untold devastations

from the arsonists incinerations

leave no hope for those whose destiny

was entwined with the forest's resin

what hope can be found

when all that gave life burned to the ground…

Pelagia-Alexandra Armenaka


The guys around the table at Dixon’s that Sunday were anxious to see Yiannis.

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