Sohrab Sepehri

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Sohrab Sepehri was born in Kashan on October 7,1928; a very talented artist and a gifted poet, Sepehri shot to stardom with the publication of The Water’s Footfall which was subsequently followed by The Traveler and The Green Volume. Sepehri died of blood cancer in Tehran in 1980.
Sepehri is so popular with the Iranians that he is usually known ...

Popular Poems
1.
Oasis In A Moment

If you are coming to me,
I am beyond Oblivion.
Beyond Oblivion is a place
Where dandelions run into the veins of air,
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2.
Friend

She was great
And belonged to the present time
And had affinity with all bright horizons.
And fathomed the language of the earth and water.
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3.
Water

Let's not soil the water:
Perhaps a pigeon is drinking down there
Or a thrush dipping its wing by a far thicket
Or a pitcher being filled in a village.
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4.
Beyond Presence

Tonight
Will journey
To the realm of words
In a strange dream.
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5.
Morning Glory

Past the border of my dream
The shadow of a morning glory
Had darkened all these ruins
What intrepid wind
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