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Poetry Shelf

In this section of the Reading Room of  Aco Šopov’s Lyrical House, you will find a selection of the most famous poems of the Macedonian poet in English translation.

Work in progress

  • Grozomor
  • Birth of the Word
  • Prayer for a simple Word, Not Yet Discovered
  • Second Prayer for my Body

A larger selection of his poetry translated in English will be available in his books

Merge with Silence, 1955

The Wind Carries Beautiful Weather, 1957

Nonbeing (Nebidnina), 1963

Reader of Ashes, 1970

The Black Woman’s Song, 1976

Tree on the Hill, 1980