Sofia Kioroglou

Gold Star - 11,022 Points (June 1 1974 / Athens)

The Leaves Have Turned Yellow - Poem by Sofia Kioroglou

The leaves have turned yellow

the skies scowl at me

lobbing thunderclaps and lightning bolts

drenching me with torrential rain

The scowl deepens

as I enter Attica Tollway.

The heavens have opened fire

shooting bullets

on the metal roof of my old sedan.

Lightning flashes again.

The sky's camera shutter speed

dazzles my windscreen wipers

blurring my vision

as I crash into the sturdy steel barriers

© Sofia Kioroglou

Topic(s) of this poem: accident

Form: Free Verse


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Accident on Attica Tollway

Comments about The Leaves Have Turned Yellow by Sofia Kioroglou

  • Robert Murray Smith (2/22/2017 4:26:00 PM)


    As a poetess your life is full of poetry. Some beautiful lines.+++10

    Robert
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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (9/20/2016 11:09:00 PM)


    The sky's camera shutter speed
    dazzles my windscreen wipers
    blurring my vision
    as I crash into the sturdy steel barriers
    A beautiful poem so nicely written. Thanks for sharing this with us.
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  • (4/30/2016 1:43:00 AM)


    you have depicted an accident in the most poetic way Sofia... thanks (Report) Reply

  • (2/18/2016 9:58:00 AM)


    Yikes, I hope you survived the crash. (Report) Reply

  • Ripper Jones (1/15/2016 4:15:00 PM)


    A moment in time. Very Woolfian. Enjoyable. (Report) Reply

    Sofia Kioroglou Sofia Kioroglou (1/15/2016 4:31:00 PM)

    Thank you kindly for your appreciation of my write. It is greatly appreciated and keep reading 😉

  • (1/11/2016 3:52:00 PM)


    Such a vivid description! Very powerful and emotional! I loved it! (Report) Reply

    Sofia Kioroglou Sofia Kioroglou (1/11/2016 4:13:00 PM)

    Thank you so much Leloudia and God bless you! Happy New Year full of joy, bliss and inspiration. Thank you for following me on wordpress. I admire your work!

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (1/4/2016 8:06:00 AM)


    he heavens have opened fire
    shooting bullets
    Lightning flashes again.
    The sky's camera shutter speed such a wonderful imagination and a great graphic. your imaginative capacity is great. thank you. tony

    dazzles my windscreen wipers

    blurring my vision
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (12/13/2015 4:55:00 AM)


    Speed! With the muse of nature and the ways of mankind. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Kewayne Wadley (12/7/2015 12:20:00 PM)


    Very emotional, very vivid illustrations
    Painted on the page.
    A tug on the heartstrings at the end.
    KW
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    Sofia Kioroglou Sofia Kioroglou (12/7/2015 3:14:00 PM)

    Thank you kindly for your appreciation of my poem! I feel humbled by your response. It is a powerful piece of work and I am glad it has struck a chord with you. God bless you and heartfelt greetings from beautiful Greece.

  • Unwritten Soul (12/7/2015 5:28:00 AM)


    Even it was an accident, but you presented it in very soft way with surprise...very good :) (Report) Reply

    Sofia Kioroglou Sofia Kioroglou (12/7/2015 6:11:00 AM)

    Thank you so much dear!

  • Georgios Venetopoulos (12/6/2015 10:42:00 AM)


    I hope it is not a true story. It is a well written piece of prose, resilient and intensely descriptive. I like it! Keep up the good work, Sofia! (Report) Reply

    Sofia Kioroglou Sofia Kioroglou (12/7/2015 5:10:00 AM)

    Thank you so much George! Your comments are always greatly appreciated.Have a nice week and God bless you!

  • Panos Ambelas (12/6/2015 4:56:00 AM)


    Very emotional poem. Nice Work! (Report) Reply

    Sofia Kioroglou Sofia Kioroglou (12/7/2015 5:12:00 AM)

    Thank you so much Panos. I really appreciate your positive comment. I am so glad it strikes an emotional chord with you! Have a beautiful week!

  • Shakil Ahmed (12/5/2015 7:11:00 AM)


    beautiful presentation of your heartfelt feelings, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 5, 2015



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