Journals, 2012 –

Publications

Prose and Poetry

“chicken broth”
the slow unravelling
of time
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In Notes from the Gean 15: January 2013

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“forget-me-nots”
last year’s
haiku
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In Frogpond, 35:3, Autumn 2012

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“Girl”

Initially published in Off the Coast in 2009 (Vol XV, Number 2), my “Girl” is now at Ralph Murre’s Little Eagle’s RE / VERSE. Artwork by Ralph Murre. 19 December 2012  Click here

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on home turf-

feeding watermelon seeds

to the hens

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“On Home Turf,” Haiga, in “A Baker’s Dozen,” issue 4, 15 December 2012
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a fig is not a fig without your mouth
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a pyromaniacs dream on top of the world

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In “Bones: Journal for Contemporary Haiku,” No 1, 15 December 2012

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at the bottom of the sea the bottom of the sea
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raining stars
how the begging tin
sounds
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in “Presence” #47, December 2012
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past her nails
a truth worth
holding on to

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in Notes From The Gean, #14, p. 28, December 2012
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shooting star –
a baby slithers out
of the womb

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frost bite
the winter bares its teeth
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In “A Blackbird Sings: a small stone anthology
edited by Fiona Robyn & Kaspalita Thompson, 2012

Pleiades —                                 Plejaden —

a hunter lowers                       ein Jäger senkt

his gun                                         sein Gewehr

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old couple —                          altes Paar —

he straightens                         er richtet

her stray hair                          ihr widerspenstiges Haar

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saltmarsh —                           Salzsumpf —

ribbons of terns                      Seeschwalbenbänder

enter the photo                        fliegen ins Foto

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in Chrysanthemum, the Internet Magazine for Modern Verse Forms in the Tradition
of Japanese Short Poetry, issue 12, 2012.
Translation by Chrysanthemum Editorial team.
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Two poems in
A Blackbird Sings: a book of short poems” edited by Kaspalita and Fiona Robyn,
is now available on Kindle and will be available in print from the 1st of November 2012.
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I am very happy to have my work included in Diogen Haiku 2012, Diogen pro culture
magazine. Six haiku in all, all in English and also translated into Serbian!
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harvesting sponges—
how the women hold
their breath…
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rustling leaves—
a thief forgets
his own name
In Aubrie Cox‘s new PDF Sea Bandits!
…………………………………………..
soul boat –
waves of silence
in gold leaf
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in Marisova Memorial kukai 2012
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short-lived
shine of a melon seed
your words
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in A Hundred Gourds, 1:4, Sept 2012,  p7
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old wall
ants in and out
of the cavities
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In Shamrock No 23, September 2012 (Haiku Journal of the Irish Haiku Society)
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transit of Venus
the mole
on her upper lip
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in A Hundred Gourds 1:4 September 2012
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tasting metal
the cup fills with news
of war
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in Haiku News: the personal is the political is the poetical
(Vol. 1, No. 30)
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sticky notes
on the fridge door
forget-me-nots
2nd place, In International Kukai 4th of July 2012

global warming… [haiku]

in Haiku News 16 July 2012

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rice paper [senryu]

in Prune Juice issue 9, July  2012

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Feeding the Doves [haibun]

in Contemporary Haibun Online July 2012

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The Haircut [haibun]

in Contemporary Haibun Online 

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eating alone [senryu]

in multiverses 

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did you miss [haiku]

No 23 Haiku News July 2012

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Drawings

in Contemporary Haibun, vol.13, 2012, Red Moon Press [haibun]

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The silence in my Cell  [flash fiction]

in Tuck Magazine, May 2012

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Tin Mug  [tanka]

in Poets Online, ‘ars poetica 2′ – newest poems/archive. It can be found on their site here http://poetsonline.org/ (go to Archive, click newest poems/ ars poetica 2)

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jasmine rice  [haiku]

in the bilingual Journal: Chrysanthemum/Bregengemme, 11, April 2012

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3 haiku in Cara Holman’s Poet Showcase, in her blog, Prose Posies

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stealing away [haiku]

in Aubrie Cox’s PDF collection of poetry on the theme of ‘fox dreams

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Featured in Sabra Wineteer’s The Bloomin‘ Blog

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Anzac Day  [haiku]

in Gabi Greve’s World Kigo Database here

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moonless night (gumboots)  [haiku]

in Gabi Greve’s WKD, Kenya Saijiki, April 2012 here

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Tanka

shortlisted for Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka, Volume 4

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at the bottom,[senryu]

In A Hundred Gourds, p. 14, March 2012

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shooting stars [haiku]

2nd place, Free Format theme, Shiki Kukai February 2012

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between folding  [haiku]
in bottle rockets, #26, February 2012

Also, in triflings, Angie Werren’s blog here

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wearing white [haiku]

in Haiku Bandit Society, Moon Viewing Party, February 2012, Dottie Dot Award!

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bending light [tanka]

in Issue 5, Fall/Winter 2011-2012 of Moonbathing: A Journal of Women’s Tanka.

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Fish kites

Honorable Mention in the 15 International Mainichi Contest

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Haiku selected for the annual Capoliveri Anthology

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Gray morning,

in the Asahi Haikuist Network, Asahi Shimbun, edited by David McMurray (20 January  2012 edition of Asahi Shimbun).

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The Tree [haibun]

in Contemporary Haibun Online,  Jan 1, 2012, vol 7 no 4

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Other Worlds [haibun]

in Contemporary Haibun Online, Jan 1, 2012, vol 7 no 4

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flowering only [haiku]

in The Language of Dragons, ed. Aubrie Cox, Yay Words!

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Snowman [haiga 5]

Haiku: Stella Pierides, Artwork: Kuniharu Shimizu, of seehaiku here

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just because [haiku]

in tiny words

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winter forest work [haiku]

in World kigo Database and Fb page of Gabi Greve’s Joys of Japan

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frosted camelia [haiku]

in Gabi Greve’s blog Haiku and Happiness

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tossing and turning [haiku]

in a handful of stones

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slow stream [haiku]

in A Hundred Gourds

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soft rain [haiku]

in A Hundred Gourds

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flowering [haiku]

@CuentoMag #165, 5 November 2011

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Cruelty [vss]

In 140 and Counting, Upper Rubber Books

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1. beehive [haiku]

2. eternal life [haiku]

3. in my salad [haiku]

Three of my haiku chosen to be included in Editors’ Choice Haiku: in Sketchbook 6-4, July/August 2011 here and here

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starry night

in Sketchbook Kukai (2nd place), July/August 2011, 6-4 [haiku]

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Drawings (haibun)

in Contemporary Haibun OnlineOct 1, 2011, vol 7 no 3

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back to school (haiku)

in the Asahi Haikuist Network, edited by David McMurray (16 September 2011 edition of Asahi Shimbun).

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swaying branch

roller coaster ride

after sitting

attention seeking

solstice

snow white

six of my haiku in The Zen Space, autumn 2011 showcase.

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Olea europea

in Atlas Poetica Special Feature From Lime Trees to Eucalypts: A Botany of Tanka, poem #20, (26 August 2011)  [tanka]

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warm morning

in The Mainichi Daily News, 29 August 2011. [haiku]

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glacial

In escarp, 20 August 2011.  [haiku]

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grey skies (haiku)

watermelon (haiku)

in the Asahi Haikuist Network, edited by David McMurray (19 August 2011 edition of Asahi Shimbun).

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dark waters (haiku)

iridescent wings (haiku)

featured by Melissa Allen, of Red Dragonfly, together with other haiku,  in her blog post Dragonfly Dreams.

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this sultry evening

In Poets Online July 2011. Tanka prompt: summer, love. [tanka]

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 “Haiku from Lake Ammersee”

is included in the beautiful post by Walter Bjorkman on his blog and can be viewed here http://wbjorkman.wordpress.com/

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mushroom garden (haiku)

magic mushrooms (haiku)

from the primordium (haiku)

featured by Melissa Allen, of Red Dragonfly, together with other haiku,  in her blog post Mushroom Harvest.

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your smile (haiku)

placed 6th (tied) in the May/June Kukai 2011 Sketchbook Journal.

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rainbow weaving (haiku)

placed 7th respectively (tied) in the May/June Kukai 2011 Sketchbook Journal.  Alas, a third haiku remained voteless!

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beets (haiku)

celery crunch (haiku)

were included, together with others, in the Haiku Thread article “Vegetables” by Editor John Daleiden and can be seen here

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celery crunch (haiku)

pumpkin (haiku)

were included in Guest Editor  Bernard Gieske‘s, US choice, article “Seeing through other poet’s eyes” in Sketchbook, May/June 2011 edition here

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Smoldering fields

In Cuento Magazine (Forthcoming May 24, 2011). [Poem]

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Pine Forest

In Cuento Magazine (Forthcoming May, 2011). [Poem]

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Confession

52250 A Year of Flash (4 May, 2011).  [Flash]

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Cruelty

see later anthology above

Originally in 7×20 / Seven By Twenty (January 10, 2011).

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Fishing

In 52250 A Year of Flash [Flash] 25 April 2011

 

Cold Front

In 52250 A Year of Flash (April 22, 2011).  [Flash]


Zen Garden

In ‘a handful of stones’ (see date 13 May 2011) [Poem]

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Vineyard

In Shamrock (forthcoming) [Poem]

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Swallows

Picked by Vincent Hoarau to be included in his blog La Calebasse, in a set of fantastic spring haiku he shared here.

See also in my blog  here [haiku]

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Written

In 52250 A Year of Flash (March 22, 2011).  [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2011/03/22/written-by-stella-pierides/

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Empathy  and other human traits

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (March 14, 2011). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/empathy-and-other-human-traits-by-stella-pierides/

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Forget-me-nots

In Cuento Magazine (March 24, 2011). [Poem]

Cuento Magazine
CuentoMag Cuento Magazine
forget-me-nots –/ in the attic father’s hat/ gathers cobwebs/ @stellapierides

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for sale

Cuento Magazine
CuentoMag In  

Cuento Magazine  (6 April 2011, #76)

[Poem]

for sale/ invisible coat/ dry clean only

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fish wife

In Cuento Magazine (30 March 2011, #73). [Poem]

Cuento Magazine
CuentoMag Cuento Magazine
fish wife/ stooped over the laptop keys/ scaling words @stellapierides #haiku

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receding tide

In 7×20 / Seven By Twenty (March 15, 2011). [Poem]

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for luck

In Folded Word (forthcoming). [Poem]

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Vivaldi

In Paying Attention: A River of Stones. Fiona Robyn and Kaspalita (eds) 2011. [Poem]

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Grey Skies

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (February 28, 2011). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2011/02/28/grey-skies-by-stella-pierides

 

Serendipity

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (February 21, 2011). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2011/02/21/serendipity-by-stella-pierides/

 

 

Stone story

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (February 13, 2011). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2011/02/13/stone-story-by-stella-pierides/

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On the nature of love

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (February 1, 2011). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2011/02/01/on-the-nature-of-love-by-stella-pierides/

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Dream Island

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (January 25, 2011). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2011/01/25/dream-island-by-stella-pierides/

This story was also picked for the #Greece daily 28 January 2011  http://paper.li/tag/greece/2011/01/28.

A Case of Mistaken Identity

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (January 16, 2011). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2011/01/16/a-case-of-mistaken-identity-by-stella-pierides/

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Cruelty

In 7×20 / Seven By Twenty (January 10, 2011). [Very short story]

http://twitter.com/7×20/status/24442870668722176

Cruelty / After humans emptied out its liquid core, the Earth sagged and let itself drift on gossamer currents of gravity.

 

Ariadne’s Thread

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (January 9, 2011). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2011/01/09/ariadne%E2%80%99s-thread-by-stella-pierides/

 

Silent Weir

In  escarp.org (January 8, 2011). [Poem]

http://www.escarp.org/posts/23813858225299456.php

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The Bird’s Eye View

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (January 3, 2011). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/the-bird%E2%80%99s-eye-view-by-by-stella-pierides/

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Earth alert

In CuentoMag Cuento Magazine (29 December 2010). [Very short story]

Earth alert: after hackers corrupt DNA sent to “seed” Mars for human habitation, scientists warn of “new” aliens trying to trace their roots

 

The City beneath the Ice

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (December 27, 2010). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2010/12/27/the-city-beneath-the-ice-by-stella-pierides/

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Unease

In CuentoMag Cuento Magazine (27 December 2010). [Poem]

Unease// What if the ashen moon/ were not a poem;/ what if the heavens/ rained down woe/ instead of words?/ What then?

This poem was also printed in OKIE MAGAZINE, the Southwest Oklahoma’s Monthly News and Entertainment Magazine, p 33, in the April 2011 issue.

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A private person

A hair-raising story

In twentysix, the 2nd anthology highlighting short stories from a quarter of “52|250 A year of Flash” (Eds. Michelle Elvy, John Wentworth Chapin, & Walter Bjorkman). (December 26, 2010)

http://52250twentysix.wordpress.com/

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Millions of aliens

In CuentoMag Cuento Magazine (25 December 2010). [Very short story]

Millions of aliens, stuck in chimney after copying Father Christmas, are accidentally swept away by chimney sweep. #33

 

The Weeping of the Trees

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (December 21, 2010). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2010/12/21/the-weeping-of-the-trees-by-stella-pierides/

 

The Woman Reading a Letter

In CuentoMag Cuento Magazine (19 December 2010). [Poem]

The Woman Reading a Letter/ in Vermeer’s painting,/ pale from the yearning/ and the waiting,/ waited too long,/ far too long.

 

Missed many boats

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (December 13, 2010). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2010/12/13/missed-many-boats-by-stella-pierides/

The Pick and Place Robotic Arm

In  trapezemag (December 9, 2010). [Very short, twitter-sized story]

http://trapezemag.wordpress.com/2010/12/09/december-9-stella-pierides/

Not trusting her, the humanoid used his Pick and Place robotic arms to force her mouth open and search for lost words.

Where home is

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (December 8, 2010). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2010/12/08/where-home-is-by-stella-pierides/

Letting the door slam shut

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (December 1, 2010). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2010/12/01/letting-the-door-slam-shut-by-stella-pierides/

 

A luminous robot angel

In Textofiction (December 1, 2010). [Very short story]

http://textofiction.wordpress.com/2010/12/01/11/

A luminous robot angel picked her up from her place in the queue at the Supermarket checkout and placed her back in her bed.

 

A string of pearls

In trapezemag (November 18, 2010). [Very short story]

http://trapezemag.wordpress.com/2010/11/18/november-18-stella-pierides/

Watching the “String of Pearls” circling supernova 1987A got her pulse racing. The iron in her blood had been made by the stellar explosion.

 

Alien ornithologists

In Seedpod Publishing (November 11, 2010). [Very short story]

http://twitter.com/seedpodpub/status/2785180695658497

Alien ornithologists, collecting Earth’s species, uploaded the whole of Twitter.

 

plump drops on caked soil

In CuentoMag Cuento Magazine (October 16, 2010). [Micro-poem]

http://www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=152724954765975

plump drops on caked soil/ puffs of red dust/ the smell of rain

 

He held her pale, slender hand

In Textofiction (October 1, 2010). [Very short story]

http://textofiction.wordpress.com/2010/10/01/9/

He held her pale, slender hand, the one she’d made him kiss, for a minute longer. Then he dropped it in the sea.

 

They send light to Earth

In Textofiction (August 29, 2010). [Poem]

http://textofiction.wordpress.com/2010/08/29/1/

They send light to Earth/ the heavens, a mercy missive/ to lead us home./ Poetry-mad, we stray/ with Orfeo, Circe, Babylon.

The Postcard

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (November 23, 2010). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2010/11/23/the-postcard-by-stella-pierides/

Wood-carved flying horse

One of the top five haiku in the Iron Horse Literary Review haiku competition (November 2010). [Poem]

http://ironhorsereview.com/contests/congratulations-ihlr-haiku-winners

Dress Code

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (November 16, 2010). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2010/11/16/dress-code-by-stella-pierides/

A hair-raising story

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (November 9, 2010). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2010/11/09/a-hair-raising-story-by-stella-pierides/

A Private Person

In 52|250 A Year of Flash (November 1, 2010). [Flash]

http://52250flash.wordpress.com/2010/11/01/a-private-person-by-stella-pierides/

Winter Picture

Mystery Train

The Refugee

In Vox Humana Literary Journal. [Poems]

http://voxhumana-lit.com/?page_id=585

 

Murnau

In escarp.org (September, 7 2010). [Poem]

http://www.escarp.org/posts/23269892411.php

The Frisian lands

In escarp.org (August 18, 2010). [Poem]

http://www.escarp.org/posts/21516938793.php

One sound one world

In  escarp.org (June 17, 2010). [Poem]

http://www.escarp.org/posts/16419341542.php

Cornmill meadows

In escarp.org (May 20, 2010). [Poem]

http://www.escarp.org/posts/14381715386.php

Sketch

In escarp.org (April 4, 2010). [Poem]

http://www.escarp.org/posts/12177797583.php

Domesday tweet

In escarp.org(March 26, 2010). [Poem]

http://www.escarp.org/posts/11101623785.php

 

Still Life

In poetsonline.org, Archive, Found Poems, February 2010. [Poem]

www.poetsonline.org

 

Soul Song

In Poetry Monthly International, 15, January 2010, p. 18. [Poem]

http://www.poetrymonthly.com/page22.html

 

Girl

In Off the Coast, International/Translation Issue, Spring 2009. [Poem]

 

Song of the Aegean

In Poetry Monthly, Issue 150, 2008. [Poem]

 

The Miracle

In Derek, Abercynon: Leaf Books, 2007. [Short story, commended in the Leaf Books Micro-Fiction Competition]

 

Seferis’ Houses

What Was Left of Her

The Beach at Blakeney Point

In Gathering Diamonds from the Well, Word for Word Anthology, London:  New Gallery Books, 2007. [Poems]

 

A Special Place: Lake Ammersee

In Sights to Behold, London: Forward Press, 2007. [Poem]

 

If Trees, Then Olive Trees

In Big Pond Rumours, 2007. [Poem, second prize in the Canadian BPR Poetry Competition]

http://www.big-pond-rumour.com/members/StellaPierides/index.htm

 

He Stands in History

In  Dance the Guns to Silence, Anthology, Nii Ayikwei Parkes and Kadija Sesay (Eds.), London: Flipped Eye Publishing, 2005. [Poem]

 

On Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections

In Aesthetica Magazine, A Review of Contemporary Artists, issue 9, 2005. [Poem]

 

The Accident

In The Quiet Feather, print issue 4, April 2004. [Short story]

Her Brother’s Keeper

In The Muse Apprentice Guild, Spring 2005. [Short story]

 

It Could Have Been Love

In Another Country, A Journal of New Writing, Munich, 2005. [Short story]

 

Of Love and Fish

In Spiked, the Magazine of Ideas, Literature and the Arts, issue 15, 2004. [Short story]

 

The Heart has its Reasons

In All in Time, New Fiction, London: Forward Press, 2004. [Short story]

 

When the Colours Sing(excerpt)

In Another Country, A Journal of New Writing, Munich, 2003. [Short story]

Articles and Other (selection)

Article on the Munich literary scene Munich, in the summer 2007, issue 2 of the Berlin-based Literary Magazine Bordercrossing Berlin

Presentation of the showcase Writers from Germany, in the online Muse Apprentice Guild , spring 2006

The Incredible Potential of the WWW (2005), on the tenth anniversary of Trace Online Writing Centre: Decade: Online quilt made from Reflections on Living and Writing with Technology. http://tracearchive.ntu.ac.uk/decade/contribution.cfm?cont=759

Stella’s contribution to Triplopia’s theme on Noise appears in the current edition of Trip Picks, “The Saddest Noise, The Sweetest Noise,” edited by Tania Van Schalkywk. Stella’s choice of “The Wind-up Bird Chronicle,” by Haruki Murakami to illustrate Noise, and Silence can be read at: http://www.triplopia.org/inside.cfm/ct/460.

 

The Wednesday Meeting, in Beyond Madness: PsychoSocial Interventions in Psychosis, J. Berke, G. Mak-Pearce, M. Fagan & S. Pierides-Muller (Eds.), London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002.

The Power of the Play, in Beyond Madness: PsychoSocial Interventions in Psychosis, J. Berke, G. Mak-Pearce, M. Fagan & S. Pierides-Muller (Eds.), London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002.

 

Review of ‘Cultures Under Siege: Collective Violence and Trauma’, edited by A. C. G. M. Robben & M. M. Suarez-Orozco, Cambridge University Press, 2001. In The Psychoanalytic Review, 2002, vol. 89, no. 1, pp. 285-287.

Working Together: Aspects of a Therapeutic Container at Work, in The Invisible Matrix, S. Brookes & P. Hodson (Eds.), London: Rebus Press, 2000.

Machine Phenomena, in Even Paranoids Have Enemies: New Perspectives on Paranoia and Persecution, J. Berke, S. Pierides, A. Sabbadini & S. Schneider (Eds.), London and New York: Routledge, 1998.

A Savage Sadness: Journeys into Space, in Therapeutic Communities, 1994, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 49-53.

Books (Co-edited)

Beyond Madness: PsychoSocial Interventions in Psychosis, J. Berke, G. Mak-Pearce, M. Fagan & S. Pierides-Muller (Eds.), London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002.

Even Paranoids Have Enemies: New Perspectives on Paranoia and Persecution, J.  Berke, S. Pierides, A. Sabbadini & S. Schneider (Eds.), London and New York: Routledge, 1998. [ http://www.taylorandfrancis.com]

 

 

 

 

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