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Seyed Ali Salehi

Seyed Ali Salehi, son of a poet farmer
Born in Morqab village, 1955, Khuzistan
1962, migrated to Masjed-Soleiman, Sadi School, working during studying
1964, established wall newspaper "Naqous" (Bell)
He starts the poem with a letter, turns to love but with a veil of ambiguity he attends to humanitarian themes. Despite its simplicity, Salehi's poetry is ambiguous. He is careful about the inner music of poetry and is closer to Shamlou compared to other poets.
His poets is published by Azita Naser Azari (Ebtekare-no Pub.) in Tehran.

. .
A night
in the most northern part of the sky,
I saw a man's face,
who was passing through the flammable clouds,
like Siavosh,
he had neither a horse,
nor he'd come from a legend dream,
he'd just gone to get two fresh breads,
and a bottle of milk,
The first day passed,
he didn't come back,
his wife said:
"he's gone on a trip."
his comrades said:
"he's certainly gone somewhere,
maybe to a shady place or to a dream of a book!"
The third day passed,
he didn't come back.
we heard other news.
in the fourth day,

it was raining hard.
it was in the fifth day of the second week of Azar
in the most northern part of the sky,
some saw the face of the most handsome poets in the world.
all are like the face of a man,
who had passed through the flammable clouds
with no horse and no legend.

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