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The Shadow of Longing

written by: Umid Najjari (Ümid Nəccari)

@UNajjari

 

The shadow of longing enters us, when we don’t wait
The cloud of loneliness crosses overhead
The months pass …
Our years miss the spring
Our prayers lose God
… The light of our dream-built house faints
In one moment we are turned to night
Lonely alley in one moment …!
… Loneliness is not a movie for watching,
The Captain of a sunken ship knows the loneliness,
No actor knows crying.
Sometimes laughing is the last breath of crying
For that
I laugh for you leaving when I look at your photo.
… Ask the standing wall my fatigue
Ask my longing watch ...!
.. Miss instead of me,
Miss the feet-seized trees,
Miss the wingless birds like me,
Miss the loneliness,
Miss …!

Umid Najjari

Umid Najjari

Umid Najjari was born on 15th of April 1989 in Tabriz-Sout Azerbaijan (Iran). After graduating from Islamic Azad University of Tabriz in 2016, he entered Baku Aurasia University to continue his studies in Philology in Republic of Azerbaijan. “The land of the birds” and “Beyond the walls” are among his published works in addition to some translations. His poems have been published in USA, Canada, Spain, Italy, India, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Chile and Iranian media. He achieved Samad Behrangi award in 2016. He was awarded the Ali bey Hosseinzadeh Award in 2019. He was awarded the International LIFFT festival diploma in 2019. He is a member of Authors Association of Azerbaijan (AYB) and Turkic World Young Authors Association (DGTYB).
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