Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer
            Based on Bulgarian and American adages

Two sharp stones can’t
            Mill flower.

Two sharp bones can’t
            Make a joint.

Two stones can break
            Most bones.

You can kill two birds
            With one stone

Or the same bird twice
            With words.


Katerina Stoykova-Klemer is the author of the bilingual poetry book, The Air around the Butterfly (Fakel Express, 2009), and the English language chapbook, The Most (Finishing Line Press, 2010). Her poems have been published in the US and Europe, including The Louisville Review, Margie, Adirondack Review and others. Katerina is the founder and leader of poetry and prose groups in Lexington, Kentucky. She serves as Deputy Editor in Chief of the English language edition of the online magazine Public Republic and hosts Accents – a radio show for literature, art and culture.


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