The poetry of Katerina Aggelaki-Rouk glorified the human body in all its painful but also liberating instances. The collection of her work is full of love’s youthful passion and the reflectiveness of maturity. She was a sensual and existential poet whose work addressed loss, decay, loneliness, sadness, fear of death. Her poetry dove bravely and sincerely deep into the soul of the individual. Her verse touched and consoled the pains and wounds of human existence.