The Unknown by Peycho Kanev

A small lizard on a boulder

looking straight at the sun’s

scorching blaze. The day

continues to develop its endless


The doves in the distance listen

to the bells chiming deafly.

Somewhere in this world

a dictator issues an order for mass murder.

It’s not

just lies alone but simple truths as well.

Peycho Kanev is the author of 6 poetry collections and three chapbooks, published in the USA and Europe. His 36 poems have appeared in many literary magazines, such as: Rattle, Poetry Quarterly, Evergreen Review, Front Porch Review, Hawaii Review, Barrow Street, Sheepshead Review, Off the Coast, The Adirondack Review, Sierra Nevada Review, The Cleveland Review and many others. His new chapbook titled Under Half-Empty Heaven was published in 2018 by Grey Book Press.

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