Saturday, June 26, 2010

A Military Strike on Iran?

Another war? A military strike on Iran?
AAyyy Adamhaa ke dar sahel neshasteh shad o khandanid.......
Heyyyyy People
By Nima Yushij
(I do not know who the translator is, but the poem at least gives you an idea what the poem is about!)

Hey, you over there
who are sitting on the shore, happy and laughing,
someone is dying in the water,
someone is constantly struggling
on this angry, heavy, dark, familiar sea.
When you are drunk
with the thought of getting your hands on your enemy,
when you think in vain
that you've given a hand to a weak person
to produce a better weak person,
when you tighten your belts, when,
when shall I tell you
that someone in the water
is sacrificing in vain?

Hey, you over there
who are sitting pleasantly on the shore,
bread on your tablecloths, clothes on your bodies,
someone is calling you from the water.
He beats the heavy wave with his tired hand,
his mouth agape, eyes torn wide with terror,

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