Dimitris Theocharis is a licensed merchant marine ship Captain who had the fortune to travel in all the corners of the Earth and to accumulate a plethora of experiences. He is also an accomplished author of novels, poems and a diary. His writing is simple, engaging and in thoughtful format.
He lives in Athens, Greece.
The poet grew up in his family house staring at the lighthouse in the distance on the rock of Lefkatas. This poem was inspired by that amazing sight and in admiration it explores the issues, relations and conditions that positioned Sappho to travel the long distance and end her remarkable life with a leap.