Saša Milivojev - ESCAPE

I started walking thirsty
An endless expanse
I saw myself on the other side
Walking towards me
Am I him
Or is he me
My body carried me
Not deluded by the dream
Thick wheat slowing me down
Sweat trickling
The sun murderous
Then he saw that I was he
And fled into the sunflower field
Tired of searching
In vain
I went home
Without myself


Saša Milivojev
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Submitted by Sasa Milivojev on October 09, 2019

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Saša Milivojev

Saša Milivojev is a famous writer, poet, journalist columnist and political analyst... One of the most read columnists in Serbia, he is the author of five books, and numerous columns published in various daily newspapers. He is the author of the novel „The Boy from the Yellow House“ and of political speeches. His work has been translated into around twenty languages across the world. more…

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