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A Ghost Under The Bed
written by: Dimitris Bonovas
“Can you fly with broken wings?” That’s the question…
Sometimes, my dreams come and visit me. But not in a good way. Not with joy and pleasure. They’re coming like big, dark, scary beasts. Like voices in my head. Like a creepy shadow on my wall. And they want revenge. They want to destroy me because I wasn’t able to accomplish them. I wasn’t able to fight for them, to give all my life for them.
You see, I grew up. Or, to put it better, I changed. I became a part of this big, cruel world and I forgot that “once upon a time” I was a kid. And I had dreams. I buried them in a basement made of fears and insecurities. I threw the key away and went on with my life.
But moments like this are heavy.
Moments that remind me of who I was and what I wanted to be.
And I’m not what I wanted to be.
You see, I grew up. Or, to put it better, I changed…
He started writing and composing at the age of 17. He graduated from Tsakalof conservatory at Ioannina with the degree of Harmony (2009), Counterpoint (2011) and Fugue (2015) with piano experience.
He took part in 2nd, 3rd and 4th team poetry collections of "Διάνυσμα" publications (2015, 2016, 2017) and he has published a personal one in 2016 (Σύνθεσις).