Sina Farajzadeh

(1990 - wish it'll be soon / Urmia)

In the Hot Desert


In the hot desert
I was naked and was burning by sun,
Squatting upon the ground,
I held my heart in my hands,
And ate of it.
A bestial creature came toward me,
And said, “Is it good friend? ”
“It is bitter - Bitter” I said;
“But I like it
Because it is bitter,
And because it is my heart.” I continued.
Then the creature left me
Giving no drop of water.

Submitted: Sunday, October 27, 2013
Edited: Monday, October 28, 2013

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Hi. I hope you have read Stephen Crane's poem 'In the Desert' or 'The Heart'. I just felt somehow different! ! ! Hope you'd like this...

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  • Bronze Star - 6,130 Points Chinedu Dike (9/30/2014 2:40:00 AM)

    I guess water is the most important commodity in desert. A nice piece, thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 95 Points Ellias Aghili (12/6/2013 10:24:00 AM)

    very nice my friend. we all need to learn how to come over our inner wishes to achieve the things that we want or the things that the world has put in our ways...nice write dude (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 15 Points Mohsen Fard (11/15/2013 10:15:00 AM)

    The world is a desert and if you find any drop of water it is salty and makes you to drink more and more but your thirst will not fade away. Any way I drank your bitter poem and I want MORE. (Report) Reply

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