Sohrab Sepehri: The Death of Color [Marg-e Rang]

Sohrab Sepehri: Smoke Rise [Doud Barmikhizad]

Sohrab Sepehri: The Death of Color [Marg-e Rang] A hue beside the night Has quietly and silently faded away. A black bird, coming from distant ways, Sings from the high roofs of the broken night. Intoxicated with conquest, This bird of sorrow has come.   In this defeat of color, Has unraveled the thread of […]

Sohrab Sepehri: Smoke Rise [Doud Barmikhizad]

Sohrab Sepehri: Smoke Rise [Doud Barmikhizad]

Smoke Rise [Doud Barmikhizad] Smoke rises from the cave of my solitude. Who could fathom the ruins I carry? I speak to my inwardly burned self. When will my story reach its end? I have withdrawn my hand from the cloak of night To cling to the braids of dawn as my hope. From the […]

In the Tar of Night [Dar Qir-e Shab] by Sohrab Sepehri

In the Tar of Night [Dar Qir-e Shab] by Sohrab Sepehri

In the Tar of Night [Dar Qir-e Shab] Long has this solitude been, Where silence paints the design of lips. A distant call beckons to me, But my feet are sunk in the tar of the night. There is no gap in this darkness: Walls and ceilings merge into one. Should a shadow glide across […]