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Saša Milivojev - THE LADDERS

Saša Milivojev 1986 (Serbia)



Never a one stood in my way
When I set my sails away
Wavy was the sea
And no one was in the least surprised
To see me barefoot with their eyes
Walking on water
And to infinity forever saying my goodbyes
I remember the light that was ablaze
Beaming
I was illuminated by the Sun
That was blinding
Blinding
As I was ascending
The ladders to the Welkin
Striving to perceive
Amid the strangers
A face that I hold dear.


Saša Milivojev

Translated by Ljubica Yentl Tinska
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Submitted by Sasa Milivojev on October 09, 2019

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Saša Milivojev

Saša Milivojev is a famous writer, poet, journalist columnist and political analyst... One of the most read columnists in Serbia, he is the author of five books, and numerous columns published in various daily newspapers. He is the author of the novel „The Boy from the Yellow House“ and of political speeches. His work has been translated into around twenty languages across the world. more…

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