The Things I Know

‘The only thing I know is that I know nothing’- Socrates   Sometimes our voices have no way to know which way to go. There is silence and then there are dreams that cling onto our throats unexpressed. Like ghosts our own thoughts haunt us, and what we are left with is time. To think….

Time Flies

  I shook my head side to side Image after image flashing by in a split second without a blink of an eye it was tomorrow and then again today all happening yesterday a lapse of the mind all inevitably passing by without even stopping by to wave a final goodbye.   © Nicoletta  …

Is it really worth it?

Sometimes you think to yourself: Is it really worth it? All this control, the need to give yourself to the fullest. To make it. Make a name for yourself. All for what? For others opinions of you? Congratulations and thank yous. Is it really worth their words of praise? Or are you doing it all…

Sacred Marriage

Sweet Village Life How innocent the love of the past. People would weave stories of a future together, from a mere glance, not even a touch. A gaze in the eyes, my grandmother (Niki) knew he was the one for her. My grandfather (Antonis) was her elder brother’s best friend. Sweet village life joined them…

Who am I?

Really? All in all: who am I? We might ask ourselves this question often; or never at all. We might look at ourselves in the mirror and think that’s who we are. That by looking at our image we’ve discovered the big mystery of understanding ourselves. Or through the eyes of our lovers, we might…

Pulse

And suddenly I learned how to write With an open heart. The mind Long left behind Was drifting In logic. And with my pen Held tight In the right of my hand I printed Words with pulse. © Nicoletta If this poem had a voice, this is what it would sing…

The Teacher of Life

Life is but a constant teacher And I an impatient student Want to extract all knowledge. Flaunting is not in my agenda, I want to master the art. Study every single scroll written about it. Dig out it’s buried symbolism. Know each twist inside out. Till the deepest mysteries of the world are carved on…