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Vision
Hamo Sahyan

I see the color of danger
with my back.
I see the color of sun
with my skin.
I see shape and outlines
with my open eyes.
But I see depth
only with my eyes that are closed.


About The Poet


Hamo Sahyan
(1914-)

A native of Sissian, Armenia, Sahyan completed his studies in Baku and served in the Soviet Navy during World War II. He is the author of numerous volumes of poetry: On the Banks of Vorodan (1946), Sail (1947), The Rainbow in the Steppes (1953), In Flight (1955), Armenia in Songs (1962), The Song of Stone Banks (1968), and many others.