Category: Own Works

As Sadness Gently Rustles… (Poems in English)

Petko Hinov English Poems Collection One, 2009-2011 Etudes of Gloom (2009) SOMETIMES, AS SADNESS GENTLY RUSTLES My memories of dreamt-of lands More deadly than a love unshared And paler than rejected hands, When I recall the ruby sunsets The roof of home in dewy russet, Do I regret a lonely boyhood? Do I bemoan the flurried days? All gone! They cluster only here Deep in my bosom, glowing free Beneath the clay of vanished tears Below the wings of crawling bees… Do I reject the doleful right and The darker canvass of today? Or mete out memories for sunsets And mockery for love ungained? I plight you, sadness, to the merry Unspoken words in sighs entombed And with a scythe of love unvarying I slash the crippled solitude! TOUCH There is a touch that heals the soul: It drains the sorrow, like a breeze Of all the tears that morning freezes,…