Afghan love song

In memory of my parents, Levi and Zruia Kurt

 

Name of speaker: 
Seno Zruia Kurt
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Housewife
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
88
Year of immigration: 
1951
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Dari
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Miri Kurt Sudek
Year of recording: 
2018

Transcription: 

A pen carved from my bones,

Ink I will take from the artery of my soul,

A letter I will write on the septum of my heart,

To my dear beloved good were the days where we sat together,

With pen on a paper we wrote to him the pen broke and the paper the wind took,

Why the days of our parting we wrote the pen yellowed,

And the paper is yellow leaf,

I will...read more