love stands poised on the inside of a coffee cup un oiseau rebelle ready for take-off as though all it would take to get into my mouth is a head, cocked in my direction
Dimitra Xidous is the Featured Poet in our Spring 2014 issue. Her work has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize (2013), Over The Edge New Writer of the Year (2013) and long-listed for the Montreal International Poetry Competition (2011). She is co-founder and co-editor of The Pickled Body, an online international poetry journal. Her debut collection, Keeping Bees, is published by Doire Press.