Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Life with Depression

Out in the backyard
covered with yellow leaves
casualties of the cold

At the edge of shadows
one bright red leaf
excuberates life
in its reflection of sun

a resurrected soul
in the yellow graveyard
if only for a moment

shadows cover the leaf
dying in front of me
the beautiful soul
of my red little friend

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Hafez:
KHORAM AAN ROOZ KAZ'IN MANZELE VIRAAN BERAVAM
RAAHATE JAAN TALABAM VAZ PEYE JAANAAN BERAVAAM

GAR CHE DAANAM KE BE JAAEI NABARAD RAAH GHARIB
MAN BE BOOYE SAR AAN ZOLFE PARISHAAN BERAVAM

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