Biography of Sasa Milivojev
Sasa Milivojev is a famous Serbian writer, poet, journalist and political analyst... now living in the United Arab Emirates. One of the most read columnists in Serbia, he is the author of five books, and numerous columns published in various daily newspapers. He is the author of the novel 'The Boy from the Yellow House' and of political speeches. His work has been translated into around twenty languages across the world.
SAŠA MILIVOJEV is was born in 1986 in Zrenjanin (SFRJ, Serbia) , where he nurtured his many talents in the Music Gymnasium. He used to sing in the 'King David' Oratorio by Arthur Honegger in the Arad Philharmonic Orchestra, Romania. After ten years of enjoying music, Milivojev turned towards the Faculty of Philology of Belgrade University, where he is a successful student of the Serbian Language and Literature. He is the author of four collections of poems: 'Tajna Iza Uzdaha' ('The Secret Behind a Sigh', published in 2006 by Narodna Knjiga, Belgrade) , 'Prvi Put' ('The First Time', published in 2008 by Kulturno-Prosvetna Zajednica, Kruševac,2008) , 'Kad Svitac Odleti' ('When the Firegly is Gone', in Serbian, English and Arabic, Filip Višnjic, Belgrade,2010) , 'Ljubavni recePat' (Kulturno-Prosvetna Zajednica, Kruševac,2010) , and a novel entitled 'Decak iz Žute Kuce' ('The Boy from the Yellow House') . He has received many awards, and his poems are included in several anthologies of poetry, including the 'Panonski Galeb' ('The Seagull of Pannonia') Vol. XIX, the 'Rudnicka Vrela' ('The Rudnik Springs') Vol. XIX, the 'Garavi Sokak' ('The Sooty Alley') Vol. XIX, etc.
Since 2008, Milivojev has worked as a contributor to the 'Pogledi' column of the Politika newspaper, and as of 2009 he has been writing columns in the Pravda newspaper, dealing with analytical and synthetic research in the recent and contemporary history of the Serbian people. Concerned with war crimes topics, Milivojev has been praised by many, but also criticised by individuals who do not share his political views and who often accused him of manipulating the readership and spreading 'hate speech'. By 2009, Milovojevs texts have been printed in about 3 million copies in various daily newspapers. He was one of the most read columnists in Serbia in 2008. and 2009. and the victim of variety of political manipulation. From the shadow, he influenced very important decisions of political leadership. His ideas are stolen by politicians and secret service via SMS. For example, Mr. Saša Milivojev is a political thirst strike idea creator and professional destroyer of rating. He is engaged in political dramaturgy, both in literature and in reality.
His poetic achievements have been introduced to Belgrade audience twice, in Ethnographic Museum, in collaboration with famous Serbian artists such as: Isidora Bjelica, Ivana Žigon, Jelena Žigon, Daliborka Stojšic, Eva Ras, Danijel Pavlovic, Žiza Stojanovic, Zlata Numanagic, Branka Veselinovicc. His poetry was recited by well-known actresses Svetlana Bojkovic, Ruzica Sokic, Danica Acimac, Snežana Savic, Suzana Mancic etc. By their mutual cooperation, this young author has also been supported by Olja Ivanjicki, Zdravko Šotra and Marko Novakovic.
He has his poetic fans all over the world. Kairo reading public was introduced with his poetry in May 2010., by his book 'When the Firefly is Gone', while he was being present at various literary gathering where famous writers spoke about him: Soha Zaky and Alaa Al Aswany (one of the most famous writers in the world, a founder of oppositional and political movement 'Kifaya') .
In Saudi Arabia, the journalists write about his love for God; in Egyptian newspaper, Saša Milivojev is mentioned as a writer of mystical flight and meditation.
Sasa Milivojev Poems
Sasa Milivojev - Ice Age
ICE AGE An endless plate of ice The camel carries me
Sasa Milivojev - The Firefly And The Win...
THE FIREFLY AND THE WIND Thunder rumbles The poles melting
Sasa Milivojev - The Healer
THE HEALER Close your eyes and listen to the Sky
Sasa Milivojev - When The Firefly Is Gon...
WHEN THE FIREFLY IS GONE The tide shies away from the sand Under the dark clouds
Sasa Milivojev - The Last Horseman
THE LAST HORSEMAN White, everything is white The walls are moving
Sasa Milivojev - Prayer
PRAYER I return to you Lord my God Punish me
Sasa Milivojev - A Slumber Firefly
A SLUMBER FIREFLY Stillness stillness stillness Stillness stillness stillness
Sasa Milivojev - Come Back
COME BACK Come back In a slumber
Sasa Milivojev - Till The World's End
TILL THE WORLD'S END Just one more moment Of dying for you
Sasa Milivojev - The Nook
THE NOOK There was a dance of light In a gloomy room
Sasa Milivojev - Eyes
EYES In the eyes it is seen Innocence to tuck you in
Sasa Milivojev - Larvae
LARVAE Nine Evening
Sasa Milivojev - Ice Age
An endless plate of ice
The camel carries me
Icy tears from sobbing splutter
Over the tips of the pyramids
The soul is wrenched
My firefly is not here
As it once was