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

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By contemplation I swear, By the beginning of speech, By the flight of a dove from the mind. A word is in the cage

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By contemplation I swear, By the beginning of speech, By the flight of a dove from the mind. A word is in the cage

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By contemplation I swear, By the beginning of speech, By the flight of a dove from the mind. A word is in the cage

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By contemplation I swear, By the beginning of speech, By the flight of a dove from the mind. A word is in the cage