To a Snail
Were you not afraid of my big foot
Last night, in the rain
You crept into my sneaker
To find shelter.
You return to your green birthplace
And I am jealous.
马吉德·纳菲希 （Majid Naficy）——伊朗当代流亡诗人。
MAJID NAFICY fled Iran in 1983, a year and a half after the execution of his wife Ezzat in Tehran. Since 1984 Majid has lived in West Los Angeles. Naficy’s poetry has been widely anthologized, and he has published two collections of poetry in English, Muddy Shoes (Beyond Baroque, Books, 1999) and Father and Son (Red Hen Press, 2003).