A poem by Katerina Gogou. What I fear most is becoming “a poet” Locking myself in the room gazing at the sea and forgetting I fear that the stitches over my. Katerina Gogou was born in Athens on the first of June and spent the first years of her childhood in the harshest conditions of the Nazi. Katerina Gogou () was a Greek anarchist poetess who is a representative figure of the ’80s radical political and cultural scene of.

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Her poetry started getting more and more personal, reflecting the early period of her drug addiction and personal anguish. If it’s your first time on the site, or you’re looking for something specific, it can be difficult to know where to start. The roles assigned to her were those of the naive domestic servant, the silly little sister or the undisciplined school pupil.

The first man and the last I ever loved was an urban guerrilla. I thysia mias gynaikas Actress. Numerous poems written by Gogou appeared in the Greek film ‘Parangelia’ about the life of Nikos Koemtzis who, inkilled three individuals two of whom were policemen and injured another eight at a bouzouki club in Athens over a dance.

Ah, my companion poetry: Lets not sell our skin so cheeply, damn it!

Gogou was a true prophet of katerlna unexpected political and social development, and her poems got to be respected exactly for that:.

One hand bloodied, stretched, middle finger up at the PCI and the other brandishing his genitales to the art specialists. I saw through the glass a bullet hitting my left hand palm, blood and the trash breathing. A lost poem of Katerina unearthed and published in her recent biography reveals her unwavering commitment to anarchy: Its not school conscription.

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Gogou, Katerina: Athens’ anarchist poetess, 1940-1993

You are commenting using your Twitter account. You bend, you tenderly put 72 coins in my palm and you leave. The poem was written inthe year when during the Polytechnic Uprising anniversary march, one worker and one student, Koumis and Kanellopoulou, were killed by the riot police forces MAT — the official stance of the socialist opposition was a complete cover-up of the incident.

Three Clicks Left by Katrrina Gogou. With their hands in their pockets they shot other Greeks and they walked fast as if in a great hurry or as if someone was chasing them. Twitter Kateriha Facebook Google Reddit. I ggou through the glass a bullet hitting my left hand palm, blood and the trash breathing. Naturally, the concert ended in riots with over people arrested.

The spectacle of travel An experiment in cartography: She is a whore in the rotten-houses The german drill for conscripts And the last Endless miles of the national highway towards the centre In the suspended meats from Bulgaria. She is a whore in materina rotten-houses The german drill for conscripts And the last Endless miles of the national highway towards the centre In the suspended meats from Bulgaria.

Gogou, Katerina: Athens’ anarchist poetess,

Armoured vans filled with policemen Impotent voyeurs, the doctors of the Vice Department Crabs are taking a stroll all day on your brain The whistle boys are the syphilis of your sleep — whose side are they on. Koemtzis case became a celebrated issue in mid and late s greece, representing a figure-out-of-time, a man obsessed with his honour in a society that was moving to an altogether different ethical code. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

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To make life into a poem. I wanted -they did not let me, they said- to go out. Our life is Pointless panting In set-up strikes Snitches and patrol cars. Email Address never made public.

Learn how your comment data is processed. As for her ideal woman figure, she was a revolutionary nonetheless, but a revolutionary unfit for the leftist heroicism of the republican era [Metapolitefsi]: He looked like or was the Christ.

The yellow vest protests of france. Now and here, for ever and everywhere. Kaiti Gogou Ketty Gogou. You are commenting using your WordPress.

He was covered there, holding a machine gun, he had a short blond beard and long blond hair. I reach my hands To love to solidarity To Freedom.

Sonia was an anarchist transvestite closely related to Paola, the leading anarchist trans figure of the decade who published Kraximo [Heckling] a transvestite anarchist magazine that led her to numerous arrests. Comment Name Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

All our lives hungry we gogouu The same course. He is no more in pain. Square, biiiig, with long coats and cabardines, they had guns in their pockets, maybe more gun inside. To all patrol cars Attention she is armed.

Civil War – Katerina Gogou

The title of the collection referred gogoy the Greek law no. The concert was in demand for the immediate release of Philipos and Sofia Kiritsi, two anarchists imprisoned as terrorists by the regime. Naturally, the concert ended in riots with over people arrested.