Forough Farrokhzad

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Forugh Farrokhzād was an Iranian poet and film director. Forugh Farrokhzad is arguably one of Iran's most influential female poets of the twentieth century. She was a controversial modernist poet and an iconoclast.

Biography

Forugh (also spelled Forough) was born in Tehran to career military officer Colonel Mohammad Bagher Farrokhzad a ...

Forough Farrokhzad Poems

1.
Later On

My death will arrive one day,
It may be a bright, spring dawn,
It may be a distant winter dusk,
Or perhaps a silent night-
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2.
The Sin [gonah]

I sinned a sin full of pleasure,
In an embrace which was warm and fiery.
I sinned surrounded by arms
that were hot and avenging and iron.
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3.
The Wave

To me you are a wave;
never here, never there!
You are –still- nowhere!
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4.
Gift

I speak out of the deep of night
out of the deep of darkness
and out of the deep of night I speak.
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5.
The Bird May Die...

I feel sad,
I feel blue.
I go outside and rub my cold fingers-
on the sleek shell of the silent night.
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Forough Farrokhzad Comments

Arlene 15 October 2019

Help me find the poem to help children properly eat a bowl of soup

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Mary 12345 12 April 2018

I did a google search using the first line of the poem and found this: https: //www.poemhunter.com/poem/i-will-greet-the-sun-again/ https: //paulweinfieldtranslations.wordpress.com/2014/12/15/forough-farrokhzad-i-will-greet-the-sun-again/

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Hami Anssari 03 December 2017

I love her poets, but i do like to find them online! !

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