The Beginning

The meeting was like the sparkle of a diamond,
like two comets colliding,
after a superburst of immensity.
I tried to avoid it,
changed my orbit
I turned …
But figs bloomed like the first plant in the galaxies,
the light of a thousand suns
And then love was born
to fill all the Cosmic voids…

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.