Desolation

by Partaw Naderi

In the lines on your palms
they have written the fate of the sun

Arise,
lift up your hand -

the long night is stifling me

 
Kabul

June, 1994

The literal translation of this poem was made by Yama Yari

The final translated version of the poem is by Sarah Maguire

Comments

  1. September 10th, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    Wali Shaaker says:

    Beautiful poems by Mr. Naderi. Thank you for your hard work.

    Best,

    Wali Shaaker

    afghanartist.persianblog.ir

  2. June 28th, 2011 at 7:56 am

    sayedjalal says:

    I like to read nice tragic poems, because I really feel calm, while Iam in a tragic mode and iam reading tragic poems..

     

    thanks for your being kind with your nice poems.

  3. November 24th, 2009 at 11:33 am

    maiwand jan says:

    I like to get too much nice peoms of well known poets