Explanation - Peycho Kanev

 

1. The Poem

The mask you put on

when you want to see the real 

world through the eyes of someone

else

 

2. The Poet

Someone who rummages 

in the refrigerator in the night

with his eyes closed 

for the bottle of vodka

and a ham sandwich

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Author

 PEYCHO KANEV is the author of four poetry collections and two chapbooks, published in USA and Europe. He has won several European awards for his poetry and his poems have appeared in many literary magazines, including: 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.