Sohrab Sepehri Quote
By contemplation I swear,
By the beginning of speech,
By the flight of a dove from the mind.
A word is in the cage
From We Are Nothing But a Gaze (Ma Heech, Ma Negah); cited in: Bahiyeh Afnan Shahid (2013) Sohrab Sepehri: A Selection of Poems from the Eight. p. 16