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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