By Margarita Serafimova
Gazes caressing one another, smiles fondling each other.
Your eyes rest on me, and do not leave me
even as you look away in the end.
The answer is yes.
Margarita Serafimova was shortlisted for the Montreal International Poetry Prize 2017 and the Summer Literary Seminars 2018 Poetry Contest, long-listed for the Erbacce Press Poetry Prize 2018 and the Red Wheelbarrow 2018 Prize, and nominated for Best of the Net. She has three collections in Bulgarian. Her work appears in Agenda Poetry, London Grip, Trafika Europe, European Literature Network, The Journal, A-Minor, Waxwing, Orbis, Nixes Mate, StepAway, Ink, Sweat and Tears, HeadStuff, Minor Literatures, The Writing Disorder, The Birds We Piled Loosely, Orbis, Chronogram, Noble/ Gas Quarterly, Origins, miller’s pond, Obra/ Artifact, Califragile, TAYO, and more. Visit her page.