Father & Son

Published June 09, 2009 | No responses yet
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I was once like you are now, and I know that its not easy, To be calm when you’ve found something going on. But take your time, think a lot, Why, think of everything you’ve got. For you will still be here tomorrow, but your dreams may not. How can I try to explain, when
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Marzieh Ghiasi

Suheir Hammad in Montreal

Published March 31, 2009 | No responses yet
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“Don’t want to be your exotic…” She declared after the round of applause at her entrance. The music gave way to silence, a few whistles, then in darkness the whole room hushed. “… like some colorful dark fragile bird imprisoned.” she said resolutely. Adorning a red glittery shawl, she let every page fall to floor
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Ey Iran

Published January 16, 2009 | No responses yet
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This is “Ey Iran” performed by Iranian actors and actresses (for what I assume to be a film festival and/or new year’s celebration of some sort). The song is not the national anthem, but an ode to the country with a very interesting background history*. Weaving gorgeous strings of poetry it draws on pure and
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Marzieh Ghiasi