Forugh Farrokhzad

Winter’s Daughter

A Biographical Essay about Forugh Farrokhzad


“I do not know what arriving is,
but without a doubt, there is a destination
towards which my whole being flows.”
-Forugh Farrokhzad



Forugh Farrokhzad is certainly one of the most prominent among the Ir[……]

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Ahmad Shamlou


The dawn and dusk of Ahmad Shamlou


“I prefer poetry to be a clarion
and not a lullaby.”[1]
-Ahmad Shamlou


Ahmad Shamlou, also known under pen-names of A. Sobh (A. Morning) and A. Bamdad (A. Dawn), is one of the most influential people in contemporary Persian lit[……]

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