Cleared Land

First edition · Municipality of Prijedor · 2019

The book “Cleared Land” is one of the books from “The Wreathed” (Ovjenčani) edition, which contains unpublished and selected work from the winners of The Kozara Wreath, ie the Skender Kulenović Award.

The book subtitle is “Poems I wrote when I was not a poet.” It contains the first verses written by Ljubivoje Ršumović, as well as short description of all things happening during his poetic maturation. In short, he described and explained his “clearing” of the path through poetry, his torments and dilemmas, even the most intimate ones.