(48/365) Poem by Palmi Ranchev

Katerina has taken on the challenge of translating poems from Bulgarian and publishing 365 of them on her blog during 2015! This is post number 48!

Definition

Loneliness is a man—
middle-aged,
without a woman
and children, waiting

for his friends
on Saturday night.
But they don’t come,
don’t come and don’t come.

Author: Palmi Ranchev
Translated from Bulgarian by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer

Palmi Ranchev has been a boxer, a coach, a journalist, a screenwriter, TV host, and unemployed. He has won several national literary awards in Bulgaria.

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