The rasa of nothingness


My lover leaves the last breath of our injured faith
in the ruins of his conquered lands.

Regally unforgiving,
as if death
has never befallen kings.


I will be reading poetry at Claremont Branch Libraryin Berkeley, CA, (Saturday October 21, 2-5 PM). In persian and free entrance. Hope to see you all there.

Leila Farjami is a published poet, translator, Family and Child Psychotherapist,
and Art Therapist in Southern California. Her latest book is “”Eteraafnaameye Dokhtaraane Bad” (Baran Publishers, 2006). Visit her web log at

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