(Macheria of Rodos) There was a village on the horizon known as Knives. It was sending breaths of stars across the expanse, sharp as racy winter sea drops, flying off a white boat coursing through another time, that cut against a leaving heart.
30 November 2017
This tree surviving fall has been standing. We have been falling, and rising like its leaves on the wind.
About Margarita Serafimova
Margarita Serafimova was shortlisted for the Montreal International Poetry Prize 2017, Summer Literary Seminars Poetry Contest 2018 and University Centre Grimsby International Literary Prize 2018; long-listed for the ChristopherSmart(Eyewear Publishing) Prize 2019, Erbacce Press Poetry Prize 2018 and Red Wheelbarrow 2018 Prize, and nominated for Best of the Net 2018. She has three collectionsin Bulgarian. Her work appears in Agenda Poetry, London Grip, Waxwing, Trafika Europe, European Literature Network, A-Minor, Poetry South, Great Weather for Media, Orbis, Nixes Mate,StepAway, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Minor Literatures,Writing Disorder,Birds We Piled Loosely, Orbis, Chronogram, Noble/ Gas,Origins, The Journal, miller’s pond, Obra/ Artifact, Blue Mountain Review, Memoir Mixtapes, TAYO, Squawk Back, Guttural, Punch, Tuck, Ginosko, etc. | Visit