Idle Lava: Poems
By Lyubomir Nikolov. Translated by Miroslav Nikolov.
I’ll pull weeds. I’ll pick the ground clean.
I’ll swing the scythe. I’ll lug water.
I’ll tend a vineyard. I’ll make brandy.
I’ll praise saints and ancestors.
Every morning and evening
I’ll walk the nanny goat to the billy goat.
Settlement House Books, 2018
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