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Fedya Filkova (1951-)

Poet and translator from German. German Philology graduate from Sofia University. Editor for Narodna Kultura Publishing House. Published 'Flowers with the Eyes of Women' and 'Tender Air.'

The poet's voice


 

A curtain of silk

 

 

divides the years

 

 

and veils our sight.

 

 

What is a poet's testament?

 

 

Verses which we read

 

 

in mulberry gardens,

 

 

and a voice- survivor by miracle

 

 

in the resounding cocoon of Time.


translated from Bulgarian

Belin Tonchev


Last modified: November 15, 1997

p-miltenoff@nwu.edu