Dimitris Varos

Rookie (1949- / Chios island, Greece)

Biography of Dimitris Varos

He is a modern Greek poet, journalist, and photographer.

He has been director and editor-in-chief of many Greek national newspapers, including Acropolis, Ethnos, Proti, Ethnos tis Kyriakis, Typos tis Kyriakis and many national magazines. He is currently the director of print and electronic publications at Technoekdotiki that puplishes 7 monthly magazines.

Dimitris Varos he is also the creator of a number of printing media in Greece such as 'Ethnos tis Kyriakis', 'TV Ethnos', 'Time Out', 'Ergasia', 'New Gen', 'IQ', 'Pame Athina', 'Relax', 'Helliniki Naftiliaki', 'Kefaleo', 'Car & Truck', 'Logistics & management', 'Ecotec' and others.

As a poet he published four books and his poetry translated in English. Parts of one of those books “Thirasia” set to music by Greek composer Yannis Markopoulos in his music CDs “Electric Theseus”, “Unities”, “Daring Communications”, “50 years Yannis Markopoulos” and performed by Pavlos Seidiropoulos and the group “Nei Epivates” in the ancient theater Herodion in Athens. Lyrics of Dimitris Varos also used by rock group “Vox” in their third CD.

Dimitris Varos's Works:

-Phryne (Φ ρ ύ ν η ;) ,2000, Kastaniotis Editions. ISBN 960-03-2821-8 Greek poetry
-Thirasia (Θ η ρ α σ ί α ;) ,1997, Kastaniotis Editions. ISBN 960-03-1902-2 Greek poetry
-Andromeda (Α ν δ ρ ο μ έ δ α ;) , Chios Art-lovers Association Editions. Greek poetry
-O stranger (Ω ξ ε ι ν ;) , Independent edition. Greek poetry

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Searching The Rhythm

I never been
ocular witness
one of the happiest moments
that I dreamed

I did never taste
the wine of freedom
that I knead in my cellars

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