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Aptil 24, 2005

Recipe in Poetry: An Award for an Iranian Poet
April is the month of poetry in the U.S. This year with the support of the California Council of Arts, a Los Angeles based literary institute named "Writers at Work" organized a poetry contest, called "What's Cookin?" in which poems related to recipe were called forth.

One of the winners of this contest is the poem" Pottage" or "Aash" in Persian by Majid Naficy which was printed on ten thousand beautiful postcards and distributed among 300 restaurants and food shops throughout Los Angeles and are available free of charge until the end of April.

The English version of this poem formerly appeared in Majid Naficy's "Father and Son" published by Red Hen Press and the Persian version in "Pedar va Pesar" published by Baran Publisher.

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