Author:

Maryna Smahina

2018 Blogs

deconstruct

By on November 19, 2018

нам бы на москву, пусть десять раз она неладна
закинуть надо б контрабандой пару контейнеров тепла
– Mumiy Troll

conflict is a construct we build
bored or oppressed
angry or intimidated
overwhelmed or offended
brick…

2018 Blogs

when god closes one eye

By on November 18, 2018

when god closes one eye
he opens the other
and high in the mountains
the sun starts arising
blinking – he’s smiling
hearing our prayers
never responding
never betraying
closer to blue skies
we have no cover
standing before…

2018 Blogs

My Body Is a Garden

By on November 18, 2018

My body is a garden. I bear this big juicy fruit inside it. I can feel it in my chest, growing, getting heavier day by day, it is hanging…

2018 Blogs

liquid day

By on November 16, 2018

one splash of water
on your face in the morning
one cup of coffee
in its instant glory
one glass of water
a couple of snowflakes
after the snowstorm
came through the borders
sweetened saliva
sparkling glass bottles
full…

2018 Blogs

Lullaby

By on November 15, 2018

sing for me
lull me with songs
of the high seas;
cradle me
like a train
going through the coasts
of blue Greece;
be a mantra
with neither beginning nor end
chant me a song of a mermaid
telling…