Sparks of Words

Sparks of Words

Grish Davtian


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Sparks of Words is composed of fifty poems. They deal with feelings of love and dreams, expressing emotions in a sincere and simple manner, without using complicated descriptions; yet stimulating the imagination with aesthetic images of realistic and humane qualities. Some poems bring forth love in a passionate way. These poems bear the warmth of a heart, and they emulate dreams, desires, hopes, and loves.


Grish Davtian:
Grish Davtian was born in Nor Jugha, Esfahan, Iran, in 1935. He graduated with a degree history at University of London, and in commercial and industrial management at Tehran University, Iran.

Grish is an accomplished poet and has published eleven Armenian and one English poetry book. He was the editor of Aregak (SUN) monthly magazine in London from 1964–65; the editor of the literary pages of Alik Daily Paper in Iran from 1970–86; and the editor of the literary pages of Asbarez Daily Paper in Los Angeles from 1997–2001. He was also the founder of the Armenian Writers’ Association of California in Los Angeles in 2003.

Grish is married and has two children.