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(the rose and the nightingale)


In Persian poetry, the rose and the nightingale are important motifs. The object of the nightingale’s affections is the rose which appears beautiful and proud but often cruel, while the nightingale sings endlessly of his longing and devotion.

Their relationship is often equated with the deep human desire to enter a union with the divine. A longing that cannot be fulfilled? Or is it possible that we can get closer to this aim in our sleep, as unconscious dreamers? What is sleep?

in my dream i cooked and ate stones. they were hard to chew and very filling. i saw someone being chased. i felt sorry for him. i left wearing my wolf skin..

To be continued…check back later

also take a look at: a love letter