Ahmad Shamloo

(1925-2000 / Iran / Tehran)

Ahmad Shamloo Poems

1. In This Dead-end 5/15/2014
2. I Am Still Thinking Of That Raven 5/15/2014
3. Come The Night 5/15/2014
4. Fairies 5/15/2014
5. The Fish 5/15/2014

The Fish

I don't suppose
my heart was ever
warm and red
like this before.
I sense that
in the worst moments of this black, death-feeding repast
a thousand thousand well-springs of sunlight,
stemming from certitude,
well up in my heart.

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