Christmas on Hydra, poem by Sofia Kioroglou (ME, DURING THE HOLIDAYS Poetry and Prose Series)

I am thrilled to announce that Silver Birch Press has just published my poem “Christmas on Hydra” as part of their Holidays series. I am particularly pleased that they chose to feature my work and I truly feel honored.

Silver Birch Press


Christmas on Hydra
by Sofia Kioroglou

Christmas on Hydra.
Fingers interlocked
squeezing tightly
I and you
looking at
the shimmering sea
kissing each other as
passersby are surreptitiously
stealing a look at our eternal bliss
swathed in mufflers
with breaths misting up
the crisp winter air.
I and you
into each other forever
during this holiday season.

PHOTO: The author on Hydra last Christmas.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Poet Sofia Kioroglou is a writer, translator, lexicographer, and painter born and bred in Athens, Greece. A lover of the countryside, she tried several times to escape from the soul-destroying dog-eat-dog atmosphere of this mundane urban life. Her first trip to Jerusalem in 2010 changed her whole perspective on life and gave a new dimension to her existence. Most of her poems are philosophical with religious overtones. At the moment, she is bound up in putting together her own poetry chapbook. Some of…

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4 thoughts on “Christmas on Hydra, poem by Sofia Kioroglou (ME, DURING THE HOLIDAYS Poetry and Prose Series)

    1. Thank you so much! I am very glad you liked it. I greatly appreciate your reading my work and always leaving your so-much-needed encouraging comments. It is the encouragent of all of you that keep me going. Have a blessed week!


    1. Aww, thank you kindly. Hydra is a spectacular place especially in winter and when in love. The inspiration for my poem is my beloved husband. I am so glad the warmth and passion came through. Have a beautiful New Year’s Eve!


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