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Dec 12 2011

They smell your breath, lest you had uttered ‘I love you’

Here is a wonderful poem, In this Dead-end, by Ahmad Shamlou: They smell your breath, lest you had uttered ‘I love you’. They smell your heart! Strange times are these my dear. They flog love at a roadblock corner. Love is better off hidden in a closet at home. In this crooked dead-end of twisting …

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