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Fahredin Shehu
Laszlo Slomovits
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Elisavietta Ritchie
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Become naked                       
November wind
took all leafs away
grape syrup is prepared
for the guests and some meat
and sausages prepared
to host the winter
cabbage is pickled
some scones and cheese
for the guest
that we miss.

I fear we must buy
more candles
my dear
TV is frightening us
Again and again
there are wars everywhere
while we wonder
which is the Abode of Love.



Our brothers and sisters
will soon celebrate Christmas
Gypsies in our town collect
dried wood from the forest nearby
and are silent
until Sun enters
in the constellation of Ram.

Smell of baked bread
evaporates and of pumpkin
on the live-coat.

I hear the sounds of heavy hammer
of the last blacksmith in town
who produces pans for pastry
and the triangle holders
Yes and some candle holders too.

And I bought some amphora pottery
from the late Serbian crafts man
and the last in town indeed
for our wine
to become
intoxicated in In love



Fahredin Shehu, Prishtina, Kosova


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