Petya Dubarova

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Petya Dubarova

Aged 16
Born(1962-04-25)25 April 1962
Burgas, Bulgaria
Died 4 December 1979(1979-12-04) (aged 17)
Burgas, Bulgaria
Occupation Poet
Website
www.dubarovamuseum.com

Petya Stoykova Dubarova (Bulgarian : Петя Стойкова Дубарова) (April 25, 1962 – December 4, 1979) was a Bulgarian poet.

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Life

She was born and lived in the seaside town of Burgas. Dubarova published poems in youth newspapers and magazines such as: Septemvriyche, Rodna Rech, and Mladezh (Youth). Some of her poems became songs, very popular in Bulgaria since the 1980s: Зимна ваканция (Winter holidays), Пролет (Spring), Доброта (Kindness), Лунапарк (Fun-fair), Нощ над града (Night over the city).

Dubarova committed suicide via sleeping pills overdose on December 4, 1979 at the age of 17. She left a note that says:

"Измамена (Deceived)

Младост (Youth)

Прошка (Forgiveness)

Сън (Sleep)

Спомен (Memory)

Зад стените на голямата къща (Behind the walls of the big house)

ТАЙНА (SECRET)"

Selected works