Poem by Tatjana Debeljački

 

Japan In April

Truly stunning, sometimes careless,
I crave silently and far away!
Naked, filled up with perfection,
I am attending enjoyment!!!
Where there is trust there is always glee.
He never painted my passion,
Dreams from the color to the word,
Without suspense and shivers.
The moment of light strikes me.
Pressing Japanese air onto my face.
April is slowly spilling its colors,
above duplicate shadows dancing away.

 

Photography © Allison Goldin
Photography © Allison Goldin

 

Tatjana Debeljački is Editor of the magazine Poeta, and a member of both the Union of Yugoslav Writers in Homeland and Immigration. She has published four collections of poetry: A House Made of Glass (ART – Užice in 1996), Yours (Narodna knjiga Belgrade,2003), Volcano (Lotos from Valjevo, 2004), and Ah-Eh-Ih-Oh-Uh (Poeta, Belgrade, 2008). Her poetry and haiku have been translated into several languages.

Allison Goldin is an artist living in California. Her work is a collection of spontaneous drawings from the imagination. The most common link throughout her art are the semi-recognizable creatures scattered amongst and bringing together the surrounding doodles.

 

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