Katerina Stoykova Klemer

«Mental clarity ain't for the faint of heart.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«If you don't write when you don't have time for it, you won't write when you do have time for it.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«Every advantage is temporary.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«Everybody deserves love, but nobody is entitled to it.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«Lineation can make your break your poems.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«I've never heard anyone say "I wish I hadn't forgiven.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«There is no beauty in sadness. No honor in suffering. No growth in fear. No relief in hate. It’s just a waste of perfectly good happiness.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«Envy won't make you a better poet.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«If you can't feel anything, it doesn't mean it's not hurting.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«Impatience kills quickly.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«The practice of forgiveness is very much like the practice of meditation. You have to do it often and persist at it in order to be any good.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«How to Write a Poem»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«Learning to live on less pride has been a great investment in my future.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«Be nice to your children. They may grow up to be writers.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«The ultimate goal of writing is forgiveness.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«Writing is not a matter of time, but a matter or of space. If you don't keep space in your head for writing, you won't write even if you have the time.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«If truth doesn't set you free, generosity of spirit will.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer


«Moving on is easy. It's staying moved on that's trickier.»

Katerina Stoykova Klemer