Amber rain drops

The clouds have mixed their cotton
with sand from the desert

Like ripe grapes,
the drops are sown in the fertile land

it will bloom,
the desert flower

planted by the longing of the Bedouin
to the sea

Dessy Tsvetkova, a Bulgarian currently living in Belgium, has 5 poetry books in Bulgarian, 1 in English, Wind Whispers. She has also compiled an anthology, River of Words. Dessy, a member of the Flemish Party for Poetry, won 1st place for poetry in the World Literature Festival in Brashov, Romania, 2022. Read other articles by Dessy.