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Woken Untimely

A Poem by

Mahmud Kianush



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Perhaps out of a dream,

I found my room

Sunk in pitch-darkness;

My glances ran away

From the window in terror.


The heart had asked the eyes

To fetch me a pitcher

From the spring of dawn,

But it was still night,

And the demon of darkness

Had not left the road.



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