The Persian and The Poet

21… Whispering to myself this poem

September 16, 2021

Cam memorialising in a poem the very first time he heard a poem spoken in Persian back in late 2019 ... it was shared by a fascinating, arty woman he'd just met ... she goes by the name of Ramak!

Poem 1 – FARSI – 'Let Us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season’ by Forough Farrokhzad. Music : 'Clouds' by Rod Gear from the album 'The Wood That Sings'  www.rodgearmusic.com

Poem 2 – ENGLISH – 'The Spring and The Forest'  by Cameron Semmens. Music : ‘Love her and she will watch over you’ by Luke Pittman.

Poem 3 – ENGLISH – 'Let Us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season’ by Forough Farrokhzad translated by Michael Hillmann. Music : 'Clouds' by Rod Gear from the album 'The Wood That Sings' www.rodgearmusic.com

Poem 4 – FARSI – 'The Spring and The Forest'  by Cameron Semmens, translated by Ramak Bamzar. Music : ‘Love her and she will watch over you’ by Luke Pittman.  

Additional music: 'A Warm Welcome' by Jared Haschek: jaredhaschek.com 'Dastgahe Homayun, Pt 2' from the album ‘Iran – Masters of Traditional Music, Vol. 1 (Persian Music)’.

 

Production and editing – Cameron Semmens : www.webcameron.com

 

Photography and graphic design – Ramak Bamzar : www.ramakbamzar.com

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