Apollo, in a toga, headless, spoke to me of the sacrifices
he used to receive, and expected.
I replied to him that I was great, and did not need to be other.
Margarita Serafimova (Sofia, Bulgaria) was shortlisted for the Montreal International Poetry Prize 2017 and in the Summer Literary Seminars 2018 poetry contest. She was long-listed for the Erbacce Press Poetry Prize 2018. She has three collections in Bulgarian. Her work appears in Agenda Poetry, London Grip, Trafika Europe, European Literature Network, The Journal, A-Minor, Waxwing, Nixes Mate Review, StepAway, Ink, Sweat and Tears, HeadStuff, Minor Literatures, The Writing Disorder, The Birds We Piled Loosely, Noble/ Gas Quarterly, Origins Journal, miller’s pond, Obra/ Artifact, TAYO, Shot Glass Journal, Opiate, Poetic Diversity, Novelty Magazine, Pure Slush, etc. Check out some of her work.