The Dark by Peycho Kanev

The raven takes its form from
the darkest part of the night consumed
in the anachronistic décor of
time wrapped around black columns
and arches connecting two points
of the ground with eternity.
In the gloomy orchard the bird waits
for the moment when all moments
shatter the space and the bright
light seeps through his feathers.

Peycho Kanev
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.
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