My sincere thanks to Mark Antony Rossi for selecting my poem for publication in the July issue of Ariel Chart

My poem "Mia Madre" is up and running in the July issue of Ariel Chart! A special thank you to Mark Antony Rossi, the Editor! It feels good to be published alongside Christine Tabaka, Ken Allan Dronsfield and so many other poets. There is a flash fiction project in the works so stay tuned!

“I shall return…” by Sofia Kioroglou I shall return again I shall return My Ithaca I shall return again I shall return My wife I shall return again I shall return I have travelled far and wide I shall return again I shall return I ‘ll leave Ogygia I shall return again I shall return … Continue reading Two new poems up and running on "The island of the iron”by Sofia Kioroglou Big and rowdy, loud and lovely, it stands on my porch sprawling with filiform tentacles the thorn-armored canes my bougainvillea uses as claws to etch indelible memories of unforgettable summers on Folegandros outside Karavostasi, those wrist pataguinha tattoos eternally … Continue reading

A special thank you  to  the  Editor  of  The Outlaw Poetry Network for publishing my poem!  "Unconvincing Charade" by Sofia Kioroglou I am   not prancing around Pretending to be a reputable poetess Pretensions not my cup of tea The Muses and Mnemosyne Sometimes defy my invocations To come save me from the writer’s abyss … Continue reading

Poco a poco Following a fallow writing period, Ideas are now raining down on my head rat-a-tat, rat-a-tat, poco a poco Like machine gun In Sectional variations Monophonic in texture Pen scribbling with staccato accuracy Trailing its nib in highfalutin octaves Hither and thither, to and fro and all over the place With terraced dynamics … Continue reading

“Love “(Diamante poem)by Sofia Kioroglou

In Between Hangovers

Quiet serene
Inspiring, altruistic, quixotic
Sweeping you off your feet, then putting you down
Tormenting, cruel, precise
Slow, prolonged

sofia-kioroglou Sofia Kioroglou is a twice award-winning poet, journalist, writer and prolific blogger residing in Athens, Greece, with her husband Peter. Her work can be found in print and online, most recently in Galleon Literary Journal. To learn more about her work, visit:

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