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AZURE by Shahla Ghobadi

Body and soul are indeed connected…

 But there are times when the body cannot have the pace of soul.

‘Azure’ talks about the playful and cheerful soul, which is unconditionally in search of beauties.

Azure

How did it happen
that it didn’t matter
how the day begins
and if the body feels all right or not right?

It seemed as if there was something beyond,
 which desires to climb the sky,
 making its brush the colors, the palette,
 and scattering azure like October leaves in fall.

It was like its boundless existence 
wanted to be torn into particles,
to disperse the tint of the Pacific ocean,
to paint fragmented hopes with innermost smiles.

It may sound really strange
but it doesn’t matter sometimes,
If the body feels all right or not. 
There is something beyond.
~

Shahla Ghobadi is an IT consultant, a Researcher in information systems, and a Writer. Born in Iran, to an artistic family, she was strongly influenced by Arabic calligraphy and Persian poetry, in particular Hafiz and Rumi.  She started writing Persian poetry from a young age. Beside her professional career, which she loves, she is passionate about practicing bhakti-yoga, following flexible raw food life style, and creating art clips. She lives in Sydney where she enjoys the magnificent beauties of its nature.   



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