Too Late to Die

Nafije Zogaj


It would be my pleasure to die,

Had I never been born.


It’s too late, damn it.

Too late.

Now I am.

Now I have loved.




Nafije Zogaj is an English Teacher for second language learners, and has been working in Prishtina, capital of Kosova, for eleven years. In her free time, she writes poetry and prose (mainly in Albanian). She was supposed to be either a writer or a scientist, or both, but, unexpectedly, she ended up as a teacher.