Karmina Šilec, conductor and director - author

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Karmina Šilec, conductor and director - author

Karmina Šilec is a conductor and director - author, artistic director of Carmina Slovenica and new music theatre Choregie

ENDEMIC SONGS poetry book

now also as E BOOK

ENDEMIC SONGS poetry book ENDEMIC SONGS poetry book

endemic songs are now avaible

  • printed book (English / Slovenian)    BUY,  avaible at book stores and libraries  in Sl
  • E BOOK to borrow at Biblos and libraries  or by  BUY 
  • CD and audio book   BUY or listen online        



glass masks

at dusk she cuts locks of hair. 

                                         in the winter

she wraps them in a piece of cloth.

                                         in the winter

with each cut, she counts off a day. 

                                         in the winter


she paints a face on a mirror. 

                                          in the spring

she glues locks around this face. 

                                          in the spring

she combs her hair. 

                                         in the spring

she rehearses new faces every morning. 


                                          in the summer

the girl in the mirror is her audience. 

                                          in the summer

she plays the roles of others. 

                                          in the summer


she has a huge collection of hair. 

                                          in the autumn

she sticks the girl's hair on vases and bottles. 

                                          in the autumn

she tires of the mirror girl’s image. 

                                          in the autumn


her room is full of green and brown faces.        

                                            in the winter

her room is full of these glass masks with old wigs.

                                         in the winter 

in the spring. in the summer. in the autumn, winter, spring, summer, autumn, …


interpreted by Nežka Struc


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