Envying The Sea

Envying the Sea

Oh, sea!
Why can’t I be
Like you?
If the sky roars
Or the earth trembles
You stay in place
And let seagulls and pelicans
Open their wings over you
And trouts and dolphins
Shake their tails in your bosom.

Homelessness and decay
Are aiming at me
But the thought of unfinished works
Does not let me stop.

I wish I were
Like you
So when passing by beach benches
I could smile at the homeless
And extend my hand to them.

Majid Naficy
February 6, 2014


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