22 Elegies in the Month of Tir, a new collection of poetry about post election events in Iran, has been published online // read the translation here

Wednesday, July 15, 2009


was I a soldier of the motherland
but my body is
an orchard full of explosive traps.

In no front-line have I fought
but the one who was being killed repeatedly
was me
all along.

what is my remainder
other than a wooden piece of freedom flag
for playing golf
in the minefields.

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