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August 11, 2016

ASTYPALEA

by Poetry and Literature by Sofia Kioroglou

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First published in the Silver Birch Press “Beach & Pool Memories” Series (June-August 2016). 

Swathed in silky aquamarine waters, far-flung, butterfly-shaped. Astypalea, the bank of Gods, is my ultimate escape from the scurry and scramble of bustling Athens. With a frozen piña colada, I behold the rugged beach fringed in gas-blue waters, not holding out much hope of sighting a mermaid.

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