This page is dedicated to Persian poetry. These Persian Poetry samples are now presented in a bilingual format to help your further understanding.
Persian Poetry – An Oasis in Moment by Sohrab Sepehri This week, Persian poetry page presents Sohrab Sepehri This poem is difficult for me to explain. Many believe that his poems are rather poetic paintings than a poem. The atmosphere in his poems is sometimes puzzle-oriented, yet fresh and interesting. Most of the images in […]
Persian Poetry – Cheragh by Ahmad Shamlu / Shamloo This week, Persian poetry page presents Ahmad Shamlu. Maybe, one of the remarkable characteristics and strongest aspects in his writings is the epic rhythm of his works. However, his power in using the strongest and the most suitable words, and his ability in creating exceptionally wonderful atmosphere […]
Persian Poetry – Hello by Ali Salehi This week, Persian poetry page presents Salehi This poem is supposed to be a simple letter, although it seems go deeper than this in some sections. The writer begins with, ” We are all ok. Everything goes well here except our distant dream is lost, which is happiness, […]
Persian Poetry – Ghasedak /gha:sedæk/ by M.A. Saless /sa:les/ This week, Persian poetry page presents Saless /sa:les/. Sometimes, it happens to all of us. We love somebody or something, but we are angry (maybe with her). Then, when we see her, we start talking to her angrily for a while and maybe we ask her […]
Public / Common love – by Ahmad Shamlu This week, Persian poet page presents Ahamd Shamlou (Shamlu). In this poem, love is looked at differently in a broader sense. We love somebody and it’s our own personal/individual affair, so it’s a personal love. Sometimes, we reach beyond this meaning and we fall in love that […]
You, I am waiting for – by Nima This week, Persian literature page presents Nima. Unfortunately, I don’t have much to say about this work. Frankly, it is more than I can explain! I am afraid to say something that will destroy the reputation of this great person. The only thing I can say is […]
Winter by: M.A. Saless /sa:les/ This week, Persian Literature page presents Saless. As far as I remember, no one has described winter in our literature so strongly as Saless has done. This is one of his greatest works that is going to remain at the top of our modern literature for generations to come (at […]