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The Song Remains

A Poem by

Mahmud Kianush



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Perching on a blooming branch of rose,

The bird sang a melodious song,

Spreading the cry of joy

Across the void of silence.


The rose vanished,

Without leaving a trace

Of its colour,

Of its smell;

But when the bird vanished,

Its songs remained.



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