Pain Is Good by Peycho Kanev

Pain is Good

The day is almost here.
Palms join and apart.
Like praying. Darkness
passes slowly. Into
sunrise. There’s only me
into you. He says to
God. God does not.
Answers. Just at the
end. He shows Himself.
When everything is over.
And then starts anew.
Palms apart and join.
Like begging. Sunset
passes slowly. Into
darkness. The life repeats
itself. With a little
more pain. Everywhere.
Pain is good. Is God.


Peycho Kanev is the author of four poetry collections and two chapbooks, published in the USA and Europe. His poems have appeared in many literary magazines, such as: Poetry Quarterly, Evergreen Review, Front Porch Review, Hiram Poetry Review, Hawaii Review, Barrow Street, Sheepshead Review, Off the Coast, The Adirondack Review, Sierra Nevada Review, The Cleveland Review and many others.