size: 50 x 50, Montreal 2015
عاشق بزم توام راهم بده
عقل روشن جان آگاهم بده
[God] I love to be in your paradise, let me in.
Share your wisdom with me and enlighten my soul.
[Dieu] que j’aime être dans ton paradis, laisse-moi y entrer.
Partage ta sagesse avec moi et illumine mon âme.
a bit of context
He was a contemporary poet, playwright, and radio host. Some of his works were famously published in Moscow at the time. He was a straightforward man with a sharp sense of humor. Obviously, the excerpt used in this artwork is NOT one of his humorous poems.