February 27, 2001
Mr Nooriala it is obvious that you have no talent in poetry and frankly
your poem sucked ["Baar-e
digar, Bahman"]! Although I have to admit it is not any of my
business to ask you to quit poetry at once but I strongly forbid you from
DESTROYING (I couldn't find a stronger polite word) SHAMLU's poem. for
god's sake keep your hands off of his poems. I'm not being rude or anything
I'm simply telling the truth.
The Shamlu poem I am referring to is KHATAABEYE TADFIN (or kaashefaan-e
forootan-e shokaraan). I'm also sending you a copy of the poem as an attachment.
Compare specially Shamlu's poem with this part of Mr Nooriala's poem: "aasheghaan-e
shakibaay-e aazaadi , monkeraane mosamame edaam" to the end: