The Sun Was Never a Child

Just experimenting, The type is a typeface I modified.. it is a poem by the Iranian poet Sirous Jamali.
Here’s an unofficial horrible translation I will do my best… it should butcher the poem because I’m not a translator, but it will get the main message across.. minus the graceful manner in which it does it in Farsi.

Come sit! There’s space.
The one who was promised to bring me dreams
came and took away my sleep too…
The Naïve I, was thinking like the sun’s childhood
but I completely forgot
that the sun was never a child

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