A Note on the Pillow
You live near the cemetery and
it is always dark at this place.
The shadows pull the stones together,
trapping them in a whirl of immobility;
I’ll leave when the music’s over
and when you promise me never again to point
that gun at the mirror
Peycho Kanev is the author of 4 poetry collections and two chapbooks, published in
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.