by Dimitris P. Kraniotis

Noiseless wrinkles
on our forehead
the frontiers of history,
shed oblique glances
at Homer’s verses.
full of guilt
wounded whispers
that became echoes
in lighted caves
of the fools and the innocent.

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Dimitris P. Kraniotis is an award-winning Greek poet. He was born in 1966 in Stomio (Larissa) in central Greece. He studied Medicine at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He lives in Larissa (Greece) and works as a Medical Doctor (Internal Medicine specialist physician). He is the author of 7 poetry books: “Traces” (in Greek, Greece 1985), “Clay Faces” (in Greek, Greece 1992), “Fictitious Line” (in Greek, English and French, Greece 2005, “Dunes” (in French and Romanian, Romania 2007), “Endogram” (in Greek, editions Malliaris Paideia, Greece 2010), “Edda” (in French and Romanian, Romania 2010) and “Illusions”(in Albanian, Romania 2010). Also he is the Editor-in-chief of the international anthology in english “World Poetry 2011” (205 poets from 65 countries). He was invited and he has participated in several International Poetry Festivals. In 2011 in Larissa the 22nd World Congress of Poets was organized under his presidency and he founded and organized the 1st Mediterranean Poetry Festival. He has won many international awards for his poetry which has been translated in 25 languages (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, German, Polish, Dutch, Serbian, Albanian, Romanian, Arabic, Chinese, Bulgarian, Turkish, Czech, Japanese, Bengali or Bangla, Persian or Farsi, Gujarati, etc) and published in many countries around the World. Also he is one of the 76 co-authors from 26 countries of the Global Harmony Association’s book “The ABC of Harmony” (candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize 2013). He is Academician of the Academy Tiberina of Rome (Italy), Academician of the International Academy of Micenei (Italy), Doctor of Literature (Litt.D.), elected President of 22nd World Congress of Poets (Larissa, 2011) by United Poets Laureate International, Founding President of World Poets Society (W.P.S), Vice-President of United Poets Laureate International (UPLI), International Director of the World Union of Poets (WUP), Director for Greece of Writers Capital International Foundation (WCIF, India), chief representative in Greece of World Nation Writers’ Union (WNWU, Kazakhstan), Ambassador to Greece of “Poetas del Mundo” (Chile), Universal Peace Ambassador by the Universal Ambassador Peace Circle (France) & the Universal Peace Embassy (Switzerland), Professor of the Department of Nursing in the University of Applied Sciences of Thessaly (TEI of Larissa), Vice-President of Thessaly Association of Letters and Arts, former Vice-President of Larissa Union of Poets and Writers, former Vice-President of the Larissa Medical Association, former Editorial Director of the Greek medical magazine “Hippocrates” and former member of the Editorial Board of the Greek literary magazines “Graphi”. He is member of several literary greek organizations (National Society of Greek Literary Writers, Hellenic Literary Society, Greek PEN, Hellenic Society of Writing Physicians, etc) and international organizations (World Poetry Movement, International Writers Association, World Poets Society, Poetas del Mundo, United Poets Laureate International, Global Harmony Association, SELAE, WNWU, etc). He is the editor of the Greek poetry magazine "Poetics @ GR" and his official website is:

Last updated October 21, 2017