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Best Persian Poems

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Premium Member Persian Haiku 3
    Persian Haiku 3

Two wings are enough!
To go further than too far,
What about this cage?

God is everywhere.
There are too many crimes here,
Where...

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Categories: persian, allegory, confusion, emotions, imagination,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member Persian Haiku 2
           Persian Haiku 2

What a gorgeous view?
You and the flower garden,
I'm the butterfly.

I’m drunk with...

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Categories: persian, celebration, joy, new year, spring,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went...

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Categories: persian, fantasy,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Of All I've Lost
Of all the things that I have lost
Perhaps what hurts the most
Is that I can no longer go
to where I once called home...

I cannot roam...

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Categories: persian, home,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Make Love To Me In That Ancient Place
The Bedouins, bequeathed with the sacred beauty of paradise harsh,
trusted guardians of jealous gorges and gifted groves
lead me from the Wadi Musa to the humble...

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Categories: persian, adventure, desire, history, love,
Form: Epic



Premium Member One Way Ships - Part 2
Continued from Part 1

Hungary hounds harangue the highlands,
howl at skies and desert islands…
Below, unfettered carbon crows conceal the parting path she chose

Lighthouse lamps and lanterns...

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Categories: persian, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Talking Door - Mental Hospital 1
I sit with the wall against my back. The wall refuses to move despite endless requests.

The door opens and closes its mouth, it wishes to...

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Categories: persian, allusion, anxiety, mental illness, metaphor,
Form: Narrative
Seven Kingdoms
			I

The Holy Bible said seven kingdoms would arise,
then like windblown grains of sand, fall to the dust
Six kingdoms have come and gone, blinked their eyes
and...

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Categories: persian, judgement, religious, spiritual, truth,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Thurlby at twilight

A cummerbund of peach and tangerine
below Persian blue sky now washes pale
Marsh Harriers and Starlings call, unseen
competing in bizarre chromatic scales.
Sewn onto the horizon like...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: persian, nature,
Form: Sonnet
The Fountain
The Fountain



Where have you been my love

Did the hours slip from the pools of your thoughts
To go wandering heights in vacant skies

Did they capture their...

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Categories: persian, love, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It is Zaffre
Her dress was magnificent; it showed off her skin
And the green of her eyes. It went well with her lipstick.
He tried his best to talk...

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Categories: persian, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Invention of Zero
Zero.
By which nothing is divided.
No zero
no negative
no opposite
no hope
no Adam, no apple, no marriage, no morning.
No mirror
no knowledge
no God, no soul, no ear lobe, no...

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Categories: persian, father, future, home, hope, math, morning,
Form: Verse
Snowy Window
.

albino ~VIEW~
Persian tailed jackrabbit
ebony awaits 

---
.
January breeze
snowbird, whistles on tree top
where did x-mass go?

by;p.d.  


...

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Categories: persian, art, nature, wind,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member FAMOUS PEOPLE
FAMOUS PEOPLE

she sings beautifully
is beautiful to look at
what’s she really like?
shhhhhhh!
you don’t want to know

the messiah
clear through
no intermission
coughs      yawns
programs rattle

mister...

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Categories: persian, art,
Form: Tanka
A Tribute to Golda
A Tribute to Golda

It was a clear and bright sun shining morning in May.
As I came out my front door into the breezeway,
I saw coming...

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Categories: persian, animalshusband, dog, cat, dog, husband, life,
Form: Rhyme
Pursue Love
Pursue love,
the love that has no meaning,
the silver ports of the moon,
shine so bright,
that it blinds you in the twilight
she is beautiful and she is...

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Categories: persian, beautiful, beauty, care, day, dedication, desire,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member 1996 Visit To Turkey
In Nineteen ninety-six, our son and wife, Majors
In US Army, moved to Izmir, their new base.
As usual, whatever place they were assigned, 
We flew to...

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Categories: persian, travel, vacation,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member My New Name
She gave me a new name that feeds my soul
when others label me, this makes me whole
from heritage is where she drew the word
I must...

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Categories: persian, angel, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Lullaby Poem for PD
(sing to tune of Hush Little Baby)

Hush, little PD, don't say a word.
Nathan's gonna buy you a mocking bird.

If that bird makes fun of you....
that's...

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Categories: persian, funny, bird, bird, , Lullaby,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Valentine for You
Roses are red,
Violets are blue
Wait,
Violets are really more purple
that's why they're called "Violet",
right?
And come to think of it Roses are pink
and sometimes white and yellow
and
peach
and...

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Categories: persian, funny,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cat-Think
Oft' I wonder what my cat Simba thinks behind that baleful stare.
Is he planning roguery or just building castles in the air?
Perhaps he's reviewing strategies...

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Categories: persian, animals, funnycat, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Day In Pergamon
A Day In Pergamon


Demesne
at Pergamon
stirred an epiphany.
The Aqueducts, Acropolis,
propinquity, Temple Dionysus,
Trajan Temple, all so magnificent.
Persian, Greek and Roman wonders;
some standing, most lying...
erstwhile kingdoms,
all gone.

I viewed
and...

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Categories: persian, history, nostalgia,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member Outside The City
Outside the ancient city 
where the pomegranates grow,
one walks into another world
on distant shores from long ago;
a grave of stone and marble... 
monuments that stand
to...

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Categories: persian, appreciation, history, lost, old,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Salvation
Salvation…

The nightingale was singing to the moonlight. 
The moonlight was showing off all of its bright.
He was singing as though he knows the right path,
Showing...

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Categories: persian, allusion, destiny, solitude,
Form: Qasida
Premium Member THE BATTLE OF THERMOPYLAE - A SPARTAN DEATH WISH - 480 BC
THE BATTLE OF THERMOPYLAE  - A SPARTAN DEATH WISH - 480 BC


300 Spartans or hoplites , the truly heroic     ...

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Categories: persian, august, soldier,
Form: Rhyme