Two poems by Ahmad Shamlu

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Translated from Farsi by Sheida Dayani Ahmad Shamlou (1925-2000) The Secret A secret was with me; I told the mountain. A secret was with me; I told the…

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A Moon-Lit Night: a poem by Ahmad Shamlu

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Translated by Sheida Dayani On a Moon-Lit Night On a moon-lit night Moon is in my dream It takes me with it Alley to alley, Into the vineyards…

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Vartan: a poem of resistance by Ahmad Shamlou

Friday, April 12, 2019

“Vartan didn’t Say a Word” is a political poem by Ahmad Shamlou that underwent censorship because of being addressed to a political prisoner who was tortured to death…

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