Poetry from Maja Milojkovic

Younger middle aged white woman with long blonde hair, glasses, and a green top and floral scarf and necklace.
Maja Milojkovic

We poets are like fish in a glass cage, 
many admire us because we are displayed as living figures, 
we swim in the comfort zone, 
where others will say that our love poems in a collapsing world 
are very important as themes, 
and congratulate us on a nice outfit. 
Yes, we are sublime poets who stand for peace in the world 
and for a free life in the salty sea, we don't know. 
We are scared because 
we heard that some dead fish are floating in the sea. 
Sharks and some larger fish stalk the tiny souls. 
And we so glorious in our poetic movement, 
we kiss the hand that carries our food and directs our bodies, minds and words. 
Sometimes we are on the surface, sometimes at the bottom, 
but it is important that we are protected. 
We watch the audience 
following our movements as we swim in the limited space 
of our personal freedom and peace. 
Feel the rhythm of freedom! 
It vibrates in my mind as I want to jump over the glass edge, 
and even if I were to swim alone in the sea, 
at least Poseidon will see my desire.

Maja Milojković was born in 1975 in Zaječar, Serbia.
She is a person to whom from an early age, Leonardo da Vinci's statement "Painting is poetry that can be seen, and poetry is painting that can be heard" is circulating through the blood.
That's why she started to use feathers and a brush and began to reveal the world and herself to them.
As a poet, she is represented in numerous domestic and foreign literary newspapers, anthologies and electronic media, and some of her poems can be found on YouTube.

Many of her poems have been translated into English, Hungarian, Bengali and Bulgarian due to the need of foreign readers.
She is the recipient of many international awards.
"Trees of Desire" is her second collection of poems in preparation, which is preceded by the book of poems "Moon Circle."
She is a member of the International Society of Writers and Artists "Mountain Views" in Montenegro, and she also is a member of the Poetry club "Area Felix" in Serbia.