Seventy-two nations’ war/Jang-e haftad-o do mellat

Published March 28, 2015 | One response so far
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جنگ هفتاد و دو ملت (حافظ) دوش دیدم که ملایک در میخانه زدند ساکنان حرم ستر و عفاف ملکوت آسمان بار امانت نتوانست کشید جنگ هفتاد و دو ملت همه را عذر بنه شکر ایزد که میان من و او صلح افتاد آتش آن نیست که از شعله او خندد شمع کس چو حافظ نگشاد
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Marzieh Ghiasi

Kiosk’s Triple Distilled

Published February 11, 2011 | No responses yet
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In the post-revolution void created in popular music, most Iranians (by which I mean myself) have had to endure years of terrible, terrible electropop music coming out of underground Iran and the Iranian/Persian diaspora. Fortunately, the past couple of years, new social trends are bringing good sounds our way. I found out about Kiosk, a
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Neshani (Sohrab Sepehri)

Published November 28, 2009 | 6 responses so far
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I was fortunate enough to find a print of a painting of this Sepehri poem when I was going through the old things I had carefully preserved in my grandmother’s house in the third grade. I had a series of these prints. Each illustrated a few verses from modern Persian poetry, and I was unusually
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Marzieh Ghiasi