When Ujević was young, he thought to dedicate his life to politics. After having been involved in various activities related to the nationalism of Yugoslavia between 1912 and 1916, he began a life with a bohemian style, developing a great interest in literature.
Ujević classified his works in 3 different fields: translation, assays and poetry.
- Lelek sebra/Cry of a slave, (1920)
- Kolajna/Necklace, (1926)
- Skalpel kaosa/Scalpel of chaos (1938)
- Žedan kamen na studencu/Thirsty stone at the wellspring, (1954)
- Auto na korzu/Car on the street