Greek poetess Mrs. THEODORA KOUFOPOULOU – HELIOPOULOU was born in Spathari, an Arcadian village. She writes poems, short stories, essays and articles. Her poems have been translated in English, French, Italian, Chinese and Albanian and have won prizes in panhellenic and international literary competitions. [HONOURS: 1) From Municipality of Keratsini (2004), with plaque for her poem “I would like to live like that”. 2) Honorary Diploma and Medal in Civilizing Olympiad – “PANATHINAIA 2004” of the “International Society of Greek Writers and Artists”. 3) 1st PRIZE in “SIKELIANA 2004” for her poem “Unguarded Crossing” 4) There is mention for her in “Continuos History of the Greek Literature”, an edition of Mr. M. Stafylas.] She is a member of the “International Society of Greek Writers and Artists”, of the “Union of Greek Writers”, of POETAS DEL MUNDO and of the “Union of Historical Writers”. She has published four poetry collections:
“DEWDROPS” (Athens, 1994)
“LIFE, I SING YOU” (Athens, 1994)
“IN MY SOUL’S GARDEN” (Athens, 1999)
“SWEET ODOURS OF THOUGHTS” (Athens, 2002) – Book & CD
the album: “HONOURS OF MY POETRY” (2005)
and two folklore’s books:
- “SPATHARI, A NOSTALGIC TRIP” (1996)
2) “SAINT KYRIAKI, OUR SETTLEMENT” (2002).
She lives in Rafina with her husband Mr. Dimitris Heliopoulos.
E-mail: [email protected]
Stars, lend you their twinkle
and birds their wings.
Dedalus his skill.
And you, Sun-seeker,
in your flight take
the free spirit of Icarus.
Soul misses its origin.
In the burned forest,
Song of Songs.
Spring in our heart.
Ah! Endless life !
THEODORA KOUFOPOULOU – HELIOPOULOU