Through the eyes of a poet

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever, it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” ~ Aaron Siskind

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“Sina Saberi is a soul from the east. A soul from all over the universe, that’s how I feel about myself. Are there truly any boundaries? Are there really limitations when it comes to Life & the sun & loneliness? I feel like I could have been born anywhere and I could have been everywhere! I write because this is my Telos in Life. This is how I can speak my mind and how I could make sure I’m listening to the many souls, to the many voices around; I teach English in Tehran; I have been doing that for almost seven years now and I’ve always worked in the field of education. It gives me joy and every day I hope to improve myself. Photography is my number two passion; Taking pictures, capturing moments which otherwise would’ve only passed if not lived…” ~Sina Saberi

I think Sina is a person with many talents who has a whole life ahead to share and achieve a great success. I’ve been following Sina’s poetry at LifeSpect… wordpress blog for quite some time now, but what made me do this post was his photography. I don’t know why, I just like it! It’s beautiful, it’s inspirational, it’s a gentle touch of a magical soul!

There were so many photos that I wanted to include in the post and because it was not possible, I decided to make a little video combining Sina’s images and different lines of his poetry. Enjoy the ride! Sina doesn’t have yet a site for his pictures, but he is working on it, and until then, you can visit his poetry blog LifeSpect ….

Thank you Sina, it’s a pleasure, it’s an honor to know you!

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If you can’t see the YouTube video, enjoy the slideshow below.

The accompanying music is supposed to be “You’re beautiful” by James Blunt.


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© 2011  Broken Sparkles


21 Responses to “Through the eyes of a poet”

  1. liv2write2day Says:

    Lovely post, but I couldn’t watch the video…said it’s blocked in my country due to copyright.

  2. Mihir Vatsa Says:

    I like Sina. Very cool guy! :D

  3. SiNA Says:

    oh dear heavens! this is simply one of the most beautiful gifts I have ever received in my life. Blaga! you are one AMAZING soul :) Mihir I thank you BIG time :) Blaga, AGAIN! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

  4. Lida Says:

    Sina my friend my lovley cool friend , he is truly a soul from the east, A soul from all over the universe as he said, and his poem touch my heart as his photos, I’m so proud of you Sina good luck .

  5. Eclipse Says:

    What a wonderful post Blaga, sharing the work of such a talented person and introducing his amazing photos!
    I’m off to read his poetry now :)
    Have a lovely saturday my friend

  6. Paula Tohline Calhoun Says:

    Thank you so much for sharing this talent with us! You realize, of course, that he is fortunate to have such a talented writer as you on his side!


  7. Androgoth Says:

    A nice posting Broken Sparkles,
    I do hope that you are enjoying a
    most excellent weekend my friend :)

    Androgoth XXx

  8. Rumy Krasteva Says:

    Enjoyed very much that post and video :)Wonderful pictures and poetry:) I like very much that talent with a soul from all over the universe:)Thank you my friend for sharing this and Good Luck to Sina!

  9. Bodhirose Says:

    A wonderful tribute to a wonderful talent. Thanks for sharing this, Blaga.

  10. dragonkatet Says:

    Wow, this was a great post! I couldn’t see the video because it was blocked for copyright but I truly enjoyed the slide show! This guy seems to have quite a talent! I can see why you and he are friends – you are both excellent at capturing life’s moments in a way that preserves the ‘feeling’ or ‘soul’ of the moments. :) Thanks so much for sharing and introducing us to Sina!

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