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A poem that is fire

A poem that is fire, by Nader Naderpour, born in Tehran 1929, died in exile, 2000 Translated Sen McGlinn, 2009 (c) creative commons شعریست در

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Riding a moonbeam

The thief and the moonbeam This is a story from Nasrollaah Monshi’s version of Kalila va Demna, which he prepared for Sultan Bahraamshaah of Ghazna

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The eagle’s pride

This cautionary tale from Nasir Khosrow exists in many variants. Several versions are available on the internet: search on روزی ز سر سنگ عقابی به

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God’s weaver

Parvin E’tesami (1907-1941) God’s weaver This is a debate poem, between a busy spider and a lazy fellow, but beginning with an extensive section of

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