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Issue Two,

Autumn 2020


Margarita Serafimova


Five Micro Poems

Sometimes at home, the wind in the night

becomes a messenger.

The road outside is thundering.

The Voice of the Tree


The wind is the road.

It passes through me.

No Less Than A Person


I simply looked at the roads, and they aligned.

The roads wept.

I gave them my eyes.

It is summer, Emptiness is traveling.

She stops at lit up places, loving the faraway.

It desires her too.

The high leaves piercingly flash.

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Margarita Serafimova is a winner of the 2020 Tony Quagliano/ Hawai’i Council for the Humanities Poetry Award, a Pushcart 2020 nominee and a finalist in nine other U.S. and international poetry contests. She has four collections in Bulgarian and a chapbook, “A Surgery of A Star” (Staring Problem Press, CA). Her digital chapbook, ‘Еn-tîm’ (Wilderness), is forthcoming by the San Francisco University Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange in 2021. A full-length collection, A White Boat and Foam, is to be published by Interstellar Flight Press in 2022. She is currently based in the Cyclades.  

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