Peycho Kanev

Elusive Feeling

And I sink in the summer as the wind takes hold
of this sun-shaped box inside
my rib cage.

The green foliage is green with pain,
and I’m somewhere else.

Gods of light recline
in my eyes, but still
I can’t find you
in the dark.

On through the endless night
the candle flickers –
a feeling descends
from the sky.

This dying—

I already forgot.

Peycho Kanev is the author of 8 poetry collections and three chapbooks, published in the USA and Europe. His poems have appeared in many literary magazines, such as: Rattle, Poetry Quarterly, Evergreen Review, Front Porch Review, Hawaii Review, Sheepshead Review, Off the Coast, The Adirondack Review, Sierra Nevada Review and many others.

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