Three poems by Osama Esber

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Osama Esber and Lisa Wadeen Osama Esber, born in Jableh, Syria in 1963, is a widely published author of poetry and short stories, as well as a major…

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Poems by Mohammad Mokhtari

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Iranian writer, poet and left-wing activist, he was an active member of the Iranian Writers Association. He was murdered during the chain of extrajudicial murders of progressive intellectuals…

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Three Poem by Mehrdad Fallah

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Mehrdad Fallah comes from Northern Iran. He was born in 1960 in Fashoo Poshteh – “a small village . . . five fingers away from the Caspian”, as…

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The Prison Cell: poem by Mahmoud Darwish

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

It is possible…It is possible at least sometimes…It is possible especially nowTo ride a horseInside a prison cellAnd run away… It is possible for prison wallsTo disappear,For the…

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Death by Stoning: Poem by Ziba Karbassi

Sunday, September 13, 2020

translated by Stephen Watts and Ziba Karbassi little morning starare you here withyour star-gaze gone?little wrenare you staying in the busheswhen you go to the skies?little silver coinare…

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Poems by Forugh Farrokhzad – II

Sunday, July 26, 2020

I will greet the sun again I will greet the sun again,greet the stream that once flowed in me,the clouds that were my unfurling thoughts,the aching growth of…

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