The Best are Greek!

The Best are Greek! From Socrates to Hercules The Greeks can bring us to our knees; A nation full of dazzling minds (And a few rotund behinds), The Greeks invented all we know, The stars, the earth, they fear no foe. Advertisements

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A Greek In-law

For my 60th post I decided that it just wasn’t possible to come up with 60 ways to keep your Greek in-laws happy so instead a short poem about them will have to suffice.

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Don’t Mess with Papou!

Don’t Mess with Papou! Rocking gently in his chair, while puffing on his pipe, Papou sits, watching endlessly and contemplating life. His thick grey brows are often crossed, his smile is rarely seen, Cantankerous and cavillous, he’s petulant and mean.

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A Greek Wives’ Tale

A Greek Wives’ Tale A Greek wife sits upon her chair, Her hands are clasped, her feet are bare. Upon the stove the stew does bubble, If it was not, there would be trouble.

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“This is a (Greek) man’s world”

I’m always scribbling down words that rhyme and have recently been inflicted with poetical madness which has resulted in several poems relating to Greek life, Greek men, Greek marriage, and other stuff for all to (hopefully) enjoy! These poems can also be seen in my book Greek Expectations: The Last Moussaka…

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A short weeper

The Heart and The Soul The heart bleeds, the eyes weep, The bones crack, the mind sleeps, The skin crawls, the tongue lies, The heart breaks, the soul dies.

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