your picture hangs on the wall of my imagination
memory now the only tendril
the only occasional boat between the shores of our souls
existence our isolated commonality
We’re connected somehow,
you and I.
Through my heart,
when I breathe,
in the rise and fall of my chest.
Time moves at the same pace.
Matching our lives with each sun MORE >>
Sohrab Sepehri at 80
“There is a city somewhere beyond the seas
Where windows open on illumination...
Where the earth listens
To the music of your heart
And the wind carries sounds
Of the fluttering of mythic MORE >>
To My Child
your skin has the texture of my love
your eyes capture my heart in their reflection
teaching me life in their purity
your heartbeats have the rhythm of each breath i take
bringing my MORE >>
My words are like strings on the angel's harpPrepared in the deepness of my heart I take time and let them come through meLike a wind blowing through a forest of treesI close my eyes and remi MORE >>
100th Birth Anniversary of Parvin Etesami
An international conference to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of renowned contemporary poetess Parvin Etesami simultaneously held in the cities of Qom, Tabriz and Tehran. She is consider MORE >>
A New Day
As daylight breaksAnd the world is a newI realize that I am the feather of the blue bird's wingAs the clouds partAllowing the sun's light to shineI realize that I am the petal on the rose MORE >>
Iran's Great Poet of Exile
“Poetry is a serious business for me. It is a responsibility I feel vis-a-vis my own being. It is a sort of answer I feel compelled to give to my own life.“
& MORE >>
Who are we?And what have we become?
Where is our benevolence to right our wrongs?We search for answers to our struggles.
We listen to the whole world and argue for what we need to find.Yet MORE >>
Baba Tahir’s Lamentations
There is not much known about Baba Tahir’s (or also spelled Baba Taher) biography. Except a handful of dubios anecdotes. He was most definitely from Hamedan, where his mousleou stands t MORE >>
Interview with Shahram Shiva
there is one person that has pushed the envelope on
the art of performance and creating new rules for an
old game, it MORE >>