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A Poem from the Book:
"Of Birds and Men"


Mahmud Kianush



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According to my proverbs

I can never kill

More than two birds

With one solid stone;

But according to my verbal command,

Time and time again,

I have easily slain

Millions of my brothers

With one hollow word.

"Of Birds and Men"
(A book of poems in Persian)

Of Birds and Men
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