Learn More

Sina Farajzadeh

Rookie - 167 Points (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

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

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...

Comments about this poem (In the Hot Desert by Sina Farajzadeh )

Enter the verification code :

  • Gold Star - 12,331 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 - 155 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

Read all 4 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. I Knew a Woman, Theodore Roethke
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. A Little While, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  10. No Man Is An Island, John Donne

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
Who have not drawn the veil to see
If still our heaven be lit above.
Thou merely, at the day's last sigh,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. You, Joseph Archer
  2. दुखुनि मोदै हुगारनानै, Ronjoy Brahma
  3. Colorful Dots-1, Pranab K. Chakraborty
  4. Be The Candle, Neela Nath
  5. A Very Simple Song, Joseph Archer
  6. Yule Log, GRANT FRASER
  7. Necromancy, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  8. Song For A Fisherman, Joseph Archer
  9. Saturday's Sultry Soho Spinster {Alliter.., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  10. A Rare Beauty Beheld!, Valsa George
[Hata Bildir]