Shamloo

Don’t need fancy words to communicate
Engaging thoughts and ideas
Don’t need rhyming
To call is poetry

Poetry has been released from
The cage of traditiona and
It’s flying in the atmosphere of freedom

On the wings of imagery and metaphor
Through words that are understood by all
Poetry is leaving the land of the elite
And entering the world of ‘every man’

Lida Berghuis
July 25th
Anniversary of passing
of Ahmad Shamloo

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