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Kabul, Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan

« I have come again and am shining like gold on the dusty road after years it is not the smell of soil it is the smell of my birthplace. »  —Mujib Mehrdad, The specks of birthplace

Who knows that what is sad?
What is doleful and so flat?
Each one seen it, each heart suffered
Even flowers of desert, became hopeless of that.
Fighting, Fighting! You are for what?
Put the...

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با یک بوسه
مزه گردن مرطوبی را امتحان کردم
با بوسه دیگر شانه برهنه ای را برای خودم نشانی کردم
(در جستجوی وطنی هستم)
و با بوسه سوم دست هایش را
که برعلیه من بودند
در پهلوهایش...

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I don’t remember the Mississippi river and its warm sand
What I think is, will the sand of your eyes touch my body again?
the black cat in my house
can step in to your bed
he doesn’t drink
...

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Something familiar
when you walk into town:
kids chase a rooster.
drying clothes flap in the sun,
old men play chess in the square.
They stare at first,
but later laugh with...

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Things fall apart
At a twinkle,...

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میتوان در ژرفنای یک نگاه
تا به اوج آسمان حتی رسید
میتوان در یک نگاه ساده ای
درد یک عشق نهانی را کشید
میتوان با دیدن یک ارغوان
حس شگفتن را بیدار ساخت
میتوان در اقیانوس آبی عشق
پاکی...
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If you come in the fall
I will paint on a wall,
A love cottage and a moon_
I am waiting you come soon.
I will wait all the year,
Summer, spring, fall, winter_
I will count day by day;...

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Your love is beautiful as a painted lily,
As a moon in darkness, as honesty.
Your love is sunset,
It’s neither golden, nor red_
Like a rose… no, a star,
It’s near although it seems far.
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I came out with Gulab’s son. We waited near the Bibi Mahood Mausoleum. Cars were all around us. The police and army personnel were standing on both sides of the road too. Opposite the mausoleum, an American...

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Love is all, love is flower
It’s what which makes you higher
Love is the moon in each twilight,
It is a lamp, it is a light
Call it a rainbow over sky;
Only by love you can fly
Love is...

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تمام شعر من موج نگاهت
ترا من دوست دارم بی نهایت
اگر روزی نباشی در کنارم
جهان گردد برایم چون قیامت

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