Author’s Cover Letter: Lefcothea-Maria comes from Greece. Her first poetry collection was published by Adelaide Literary Magazine in 2019. Other poems have also appeared in Mediterranean Poetry, Aphelion webzine, Eskimo Pie, Academy of the Heart and Mind, The poet Magazine and Literary Yard. Scars Publications have also released two collection books: “The Ice that was” and “Τhe 2023 poetry review date book” in which her poems were also included. Her stories have appeared in magazines like Bright Flash Review, Twin&Twain and Flash Fiction North. Finally, her article ‘Life of uncertainty’ has been published by The Sentinel and Tri-town Tribune. In Greece, she is a published writer of children’s books and many of her articles appear in magazines and newspapers.
The Ride Αt the intersection exist your dreams neither evil nor noble. You feel, and no doubt look, confused your injuries somewhat minor and pretty similar turned out bad. You hitch-hiked a ride to the moon few survive the journey I came to understand.
Men of the Twilight Blisters on your knees Take another bow Are you done fighting? All that should have been Stay loosely tied Dangling on a string Men of the Twilight Shrink back into the shadows Take your final bow To a dead lunar space
Once Upon a Time Once upon a time, there was a man His heart was void His feelings blank Pale was his face and always stern Life gave him lessons Which he refused to get For he knew the world would never change What is there to distinguish? When the night returns Once upon a time, the man grew old Deep lines on his forehead The map of his soul And the map revealed the gospel truth When the soul is damned There is nothing to lose Now the man exhausted, crawls into bed When a memory revives Fine threads emerge So the threads made a fabric on a vertical loom And the boy that weaved it Was once in that room