A poet that I have discovered recently

Here’s Mimi Khalvati, a British-Iranian author who has captured my imagination right now.

Song

I have landed
as if on the wing
of a small plane.

It is a song I have
landed on that barely
feels my weight.

Sky is thick with wishes.
Regrets fall down
like rain.

Visit me.
I am always in
even when the place

looks empty,
even though the locks
are changed.

—–

Loads of thanks to Amardeep Singh for drawing attention to this talented poet.

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10 thoughts on “A poet that I have discovered recently

  1. The last stanza was particularly very good! Guess, I should improve my knowledge on poetry and contemporary poets to comprehend your posts 🙂

  2. Rohit: Thanks! Yup, you are the first person to comment on this post!

    Naveen: Knowledge about contemporary poetry is not so important as a feel for them. 🙂

    Kannan: Thanks for linking me!

    Rita: Google is the bst resources always!

  3. Really liked it…
    Synonym of “simplicity” and “complexity” at the same time…

    “thumbs up” for the discoverer…

  4. Aklanta, Asuph: I’m glad you liked it!

    Asuph: Yup, corrected the typo. It’s ‘Khalvati’ not ‘Khavati’ as previously mentioned. Thanks for pointing it out.

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