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Night Song at Amalfi (Persian translation)

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Night Song at Amalfi

I asked the heaven of stars
What I could give my love -
It answered me with silence,
Silence above.
 
I asked the darkened sea
Down where the fishermen go -
It answered me with silence,
Silence below.
 
Oh, I could give him weeping,
Or I could give him song -
But how can I give silence
My whole life long ?
 
Submitted by Valeriu RautValeriu Raut on Mon, 19/10/2020 - 12:00
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پرسیدم از بهشتِ ستاره‌ها1
چه می‌توانم داد عشقَ‌م را
پاسخ‌دادم به سکوت
سکوتی در بالا
 
پرسیدم از دریای تیره‌شده
آن پایین، به مکان ِ رفتن ماهیگیرها
پاسخ دادم به سکوت
سکوتی در پایین
 
آه، می‌توانم دهم او را گریه
یا می‌توانم دهم او را آواز
اما چگونه دهم او را
سکوت به همه عمر؟
 
  • 1. Amalfi: شهری در ایالت سالرنوی ایتالیا
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I use a bit modified Persian orthography in poems/lyrics.

Submitted by BlueBirdBlueBird on Tue, 23/02/2021 - 19:29
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