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The Literary Groong - 09/20/2003

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	WISH

	By Grish Davtian

	I want to sit under the stars
	And count the stars in your eyes.

	I want to pluck the petals of the flowers
	And discover the colors of your eyes.

	I want to perch in the garden
	And breathe the roses of your eyes.

	I want to walk on the beach
	And gather the pebbles of your eyes.

	I want to bathe in the sun
	And warm up by the sun of your eyes...

	...And drink the torrid taste of your lips,
	I want...


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Grish Davtian was born in Nor Jugha, Esfahan, Iran. His work includes
poetry and literary criticism written in Armenian, and, more recently,
poetry written in English. He has worked as the founding editor for
the Aregak monthly journal, in 1964-5 in London, and editor of the
literary pages of Alik Daily newspaper, in 1980-1985 in Tehran. As a
member of the Armenian Writer's Society in Iran, he has served as
the vice president and president of this organization for several
years. He has three books of poems published in Armenian. Now living
in Glendale, CA, USA, Davtian has been in charge of the literary pages
of the Asparez Daily newspaper in 1997-2001. He has initiated the
Literary Asparez monthly meetings, sponsored by the Glendale Public
Library. He runs a one hour weekly literary program, called Literary
Ether, on Horizon Armenian TV. The book of his English poems "The
Ameriacan Pulse" has recently been published by Publish America LLLP,
USA. He is also the editor of The Literary Groong (TLG) webpage on the
Groong Armenian News Network website.

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