The sky

Was a night forget-me-not.
I was fire.

Margarita Serafimova is a Pushcart Prize 2020 nominee and a finalist in nine other U.S. and international poetry contests. Her chapbook, “Surgery of A Star” (Staring Problem Press, CA), is forthcoming in 2020. She has four collections in Bulgarian. Her work appears widely, including at Nashville Review, LIT, Agenda Poetry, Poetry South, London Grip, Waxwing, A-Minor, Trafika Europe, Noble/Gas, One, Obra/Artifact, Great Weather for Media, Origins, Nixes Mate, Writing Disorder, Orbis, Moria. Visit:

Candles illustration by C.B. Auder.

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