Mulberries

Translation by Hubert Moore, Nasrin Parvaz

Have you ever seen
mulberries,
how their red juice
stains the earth where they fell?
Nothing is as painful as falling.
I’ve seen so many workers
fall from buildings
and become mulberries.


About the translation:

Poet: Sabeer Haka

Translator: Hubert Moore, Nasrin Parvaz

Original language: Farsi

Issue: 2015 Number 1 – Scorched Glass

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