مرگ چون پرواز است

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    Death is to fly ...

    A friend passed away last night...

    Wish her be in heavens now, in paradise. She was in a hell till last night, which at last she flied away...

    Listen William Bradbury's improvisation on Mandoline for this photo here.

    و چه دردناك است، مرگ در تنهايي. مرگ در بيكسي. مرگ در تاريكي و غربت

    و چه دردناكتر است ديدن مرگ دوستان. دوستاني كه دوستشان داشتي، و ديگر نيستند تا بتواني با صداي بلند بگويي احساست را

    كاشكي با مرگ آسوده شده باشد. كاشكي از اين جهنم آزاد شده باشد. كاشكي دوستاني صدهابار بهتر از ما نصيبش شود. كاشكي از تنهايي درآيد. كاشكي همدمي پيدا كند. كاشكي ...

    كاشكي قيمت انفاس بدانندي خلق

    كاشكي بعد از مرگ دوستان به ياد اين بيت نيفتيم كه:
    چو بر گورم بخواهي بوسه دادن
    خودم را بوسه ده كه اكنون همانيم

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    خنك آن قماربازي كه بباخت هر چه بودش
    بنماند هيچش الا هوس قمار ديگر

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    This window is a praying room of a historical house which Ayatollah Taleghani born and grew in.
    It's located in a village near Taleghan.

    He was considered a moderate in his views: he declared the headscarf as not being a mandatory part of hijab, among other opinions. (From WikiPedia)

    The geotagged place is not accurate. I can't find exact location of the village. But sure it's in a circle with about 1 kilometer diameter, centered at the point I have geotagged.

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    Added to Flickr Explore (interestingness) page of 24 June 2007.

    monkeyc.net, TaMiMi Q8, and 77 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. sbahman 82 months ago | reply

      ba ejazeh shoma
      be nazar man marg woujud nadarad .
      ama raftand .hast .
      kar e ba ehsasi ast faghat az ma irania khalkh mishe .

    2. Hamed Saber 82 months ago | reply

      @sbahman: ممنون دوست عزيز

    3. J.Guest [deleted] 79 months ago | reply

      my style to.

    4. sarky_coolbox 79 months ago | reply

      My condolensces on your loss.

      This is such a beautiful image.

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    5. Gabrios_LBF 77 months ago | reply

      beautiful light...this is a nice shot!

    6. alucco7 77 months ago | reply

      I'm sorry...
      beautiful and emotional picture

    7. wcbii 74 months ago | reply

      Hamed-
      I was very moved by this photo and the accompanying text. The image and words speak to all of us, we share your sadness. I am a composer doing a series of improvisations on the mandolin and I was inspired to create a piece based on your photo. I have included the photo along with the music on my website (in the Improvisations section); I hope you get a chance to listen to the music. Thank you for your beautiful work.
      All the best, Bill
      www.williambradburymusic.com

    8. Hamed Saber 74 months ago | reply

      @wcbii: William, I watched your website. Your works are great!
      And I heard your beautiful composition here, and read your warm and kind comment below it.
      All you done is my pleasure, and I am appreciated that this photo was helpful for you to make such a relaxing moment!

    9. Nima Shafaieh 74 months ago | reply

      Wonderful piece of music, a very fitting tribute to the beautiful image; congratulations to BOTH of you --Hamed & Bill; Bill & Hamed:
      great fusion of sight(s) and sounds.

    10. wcbii 74 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Hamed (and Nima) for your kind words. I hope to "collaborate" with you again soon!

    11. Nima Shafaieh 74 months ago | reply

      Hamed has the eye, Bill. My dad was telling him how important it was and is to have the vision; and in your case, of course, the "ear" and the eye... I wish I could write poetry and I wish I could compose... so much I would have loved to say/express with those two media, but, alas, I can only try --as a "mute" might-- to make the sounds, and form the rhythms, but, only in the visual form; so, it is wonderful to see others who are talented (like Hamed) to do so, and to hear works like yours that accompany by inspiration (and "perspiration" of the 'creative' work; toils and troubles...) I enjoyed Hamed's image, and now it is very nicely coupled with a sound track. It is wonderful. The credit, of course, goes to the two of you :)

    12. Libertydreams 74 months ago | reply

      Beautiful picture and nice dedication!

    13. BC'sMom 74 months ago | reply

      So sorry for your loss, lovely picture and a very nice dedication.

    14. souravdas 70 months ago | reply

      Nicely done. I like the sunlight falling on the door and the faint glow it creates around the door. Sorry about your friend.

    15. Eddi van W. 65 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Creative Commons- Free Pictures, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    16. ghalandar 56 months ago | reply

      اگر مرگ داد است
      پس دگر بیداد چیست؟

    17. patasha86 41 months ago | reply

      man asheghe aksam be khosos ke razi ham tosh bashe.mersi as karaton besiar ziba bodan,

    18. thewritingreader 24 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing via Creative Commons. I've used it on my blog today at www.thewritingreader.com/blog/2012/04/19/prompt-307-the-d...

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