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Marija Krivokapić


the city knelt
the copper leaves a’flight
flocks the kaleidoscope of sense
the red cat retreats ’round the corner
peace will ascend
an abandoned city kneels
before a swaggering tracery


The door is open
You  are
Running towards me
With a wild
Flower bouquet


Professor Marija Krviokapić teaches British and Native American literature at the University of Montenegro, as well as courses on cultural studies. She has authored numerous books and scientific papers in the field. Apart from her three books of poetry Personalni karusel: šizofrena zbirka (Personal Carousel: Schizophrenic collection, Budva: 2017), Prolasci (Flows, Cetinje: 2019), and Rezime (Resume, Nikšić: 2020), her poetry appeared in numerous journals in Europe, in Montenegrin and translated in English, Italian, Russian, Macedonian, and Albanian.

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