Right about now all is lost in the currents
of time. The sun is rising just to become a contradiction
of the candle which was lit by a shaky hand
last night, and now it’s no longer needed.
Slow music starts. The begonias snuggle together.
They slowly lower the body in the ground.
Peycho Kanev is the author of 4 poetry collections and two chapbooks, published in the USA and Europe. He has won several European awards for his poetry and his poems have appeared in many literary magazines, such as Poetry Quarterly, Evergreen Review, Front Porch Review, Hawaii Review, Barrow Street, Sheepshead Review, Off the Coast, The Adirondack Review, Sierra Nevada Review, The Cleveland Review and many others.