Forough Farrokhzad

Forough Farrokhzad

(1935 – 1967) She was an Iranian poet and film director. Forugh Farrokhzad is arguably one of Iran's most influential female poets of the 20th century. She was a controversial modernist poet and an iconoclast.

 

 

Couple

Night falls
and with the night, the dark
and with the dark, eyes
hands
and the breathing
heaving
teeming
and the sound of tepid wet
that drips
drop
by
drop
like milk
After, the two red points
of two smokers, bright
A clock, the inevitability of time
and two hearts
and two solitudes