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Rocks
Vahagn Davtian

Our rocks
the fossilized fury
the fossilized rage
the fossilized sigh
the fossilized roar
of the Armenian world.


About The Poet


Vahagn Davtian
(1922-1996)

Vahakn Davtian was born and educated in Erevan. He is a major contemporary poet.

His first book, First Love, appeared in 1947 and was followed by The Dawn of the World (1950), Daybreak in the Mountains (1957), The Road Through the Heart (1955), Summer Thunder (1964), The Song of Wine (1966), Smoke From the Chimney (1969), and The Burning Bush (1972).

Davtian's poetry, like others of his generation, still shows the influence of the massacres, the lost lands, and the long wait for world justice.