(105/354) Poem by Petja Heinrich

Katerina has taken on the challenge of translating poems from Bulgarian and publishing 365 of them on her blog during 2015! This is post number 105!

The Field Has Been Harvested

and low, so I see
two rabbits chasing each other

through it — John Ashbery
says he loves cliches

language that has worked well
for so many generations
through hard times

I can’t believe my eyes
I think one of the rabbits is a fox

Author: Petja Heinrich
Translated from Bulgarian by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer

Petja Heinrich is the author of a five books of poetry, most recently Lotus (Small Stations Press, 2014). She is the founder of the print poetry journal “But Poetry.” She lives and works in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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