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“Smoke” (Nick Laird)

3rd June 2020

Smoke, Nick Laird

This poem is the English version by Nick Laird of an original poem in written in Persian for “A New Divan” by Reza Mohammadi, via a literal translation by Narguess Farzad and the author. The original poem was inspired by the book of Reflections in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “West-Eastern Divan” (published 1819).

Click here to read the poem.