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I think
My heart
Has never been
So warm and red

I feel
In the worst moment of this deathful night
Thousands of suns
Spring in my heart
I feel around the corners of this moor of hopelessness
So many happy woods
Suddenly grow from the earth

I think
My hand
Has never been
So big and happy

I feel
In my eye
A sunset-less sun is breathing

I feel
In every vein of mine
By all thumping of my heart
Now
A bell of awakening of a caravan
Is ringing

She came in a bare night of mine from the door
Like the spirit of water
In her chest 2 fish and in her hands a mirror
Her wet hair smelling of moss
Being wreathed together like moss

I sighed from the door of hopelessness
O you found assurance- I'll never leave you.

Shamloo
Iranian contemporary poet
(1925-2000)

This poem has been translated by me from Persian to English- it might not reflect the true beauty of the original version and it might have some mistakes. I interpreted the poem based on my own understanding and converted it into English.

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