Sina Farajzadeh

Freshman - 583 Points (1990 - Wish it'll be soon / Urmia)

In The Hot Desert - Poem by Sina Farajzadeh

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.

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 In The Hot Desert by Sina Farajzadeh

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (12/12/2015 10:05:00 AM)

    I held my heart in my hands,
    And ate of it. a mysterious poem. i think you have an attraction to all that is mystical in a way and a tendency to mystery of life and death. thank you very much Sina
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  • Dr.tony Brahmin (12/12/2015 10:05:00 AM)

    In the hot desert
    I was naked
    held my heart in my hands,
    Then the creature left me
    Giving no drop of water.
    i was wondering at your power of imagination. thank you. tony
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  • (1/5/2015 12:41:00 PM)

    Very evocative and thought provoking. Definitely leaves you wanting more. (Report) Reply

  • 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

  • Ellias Anderson Jr. (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

  • S.zaynab Kamoonpuri (11/28/2013 1:47:00 PM)

    The analogy u draw btw the heart n desert n bitterness is poetic great. Thumbs up! (Report) Reply

  • 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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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 27, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, October 28, 2013

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