Popular Greek poet, Kiki Dimoula has died. She passed away at the age of 89. No cause of death was said. Tributes are pouring out on social media timelines.
Dimoula’s poetry added an altogether new dimension to Modern Greek. Friends, families and fans of Kiki are saying goodbye to her. Her works shall live forever.
“You are walking in a desert. You hear a bird singing. As unlikely as a bird is in the desert, you have to make a tree for him. That’s the poem.”
Acclaimed #Greek poet Kiki #Dimoula has died at the age of 88. Her contribution to Greek literature has been enormous. pic.twitter.com/Rq0DDJeerW
— Greek Embassy UK (@GreeceinUK) February 23, 2020
& this “spare, profound, unsentimental, effortlessly transforming the quotidian into the metaphysical,” RIP Kiki Dimoula: Inside a Greek Poet’s Work, a Reflection of Her Country’s Hard Times https://t.co/YyXsoClRwK
— Adrianne Kalfopoulou (@akalf1) February 23, 2020