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Feridon Rashidi

Eshrat Khanum

After Eshrat Khanum left our house for good, my auntie, always well-informed about the gossip and the past history of everyone in our lane, told

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Arts and Literature
Feridon Rashidi

The Pigeon-Fancier

Every day after noon, Davood would wake up and spend the rest of his day on the rooftop of the lodging house, playing with the

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Arts and Literature
Kathy Hadizadeh

Silent Thief

Silent thief The thief that came and stole my “maman tehrani” A thief that came so slowly, so silently that no one heard him And

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Arts and Literature
Amir Sadeghi

Each Madman On His High Horse

We used to talk about Sligo and Damavand more passionately than anything else in life. Thanks to Google, Paddy and I found each other. It’s

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Arts and Literature
Amir Sadeghi

Caroline

The house was going to be demolished. I had been there barely four months. Karl had suggested that I move there. He knew I was

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Arts and Literature
Amir Sadeghi

Faith

It was my first visit in a year. I have tried to see her at least twice a year. She is still living at home,

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Arts and Literature
Amir Sadeghi

Star Chief

When we arrived in Hamadan Essy was already waiting for us with his mate, Bastan at the bus terminal. They were standing by a big,

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Arts and Literature
Amir Sadeghi

A New Kingdom

Once upon a time there was a powerful king who ruled the world. At the king’s opulent court many artists were employed. There were painters,

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Arts and Literature
Bahman Aghai Diba

Nightmare

Negotiations of the West with Iran have totally failed.  Israelis have taken out several nuclear sites in Iran.  The Iranian revolutionary guards and  have fired

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Arts and Literature
Mahmoud Ghaffari

Peugeot Saves A Life

He was prepared to prove that his 1964 White Peugeot was the only car he had ever owned.  He knew the first question, the shallow

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عشق پوسیده

بر قرار کردن ارتباط منطقی‌ بین گوز و شقیقه از همه آسانتر است، که اول بدان میپردازم.  پریروز، چند کلمه ای در مذمت حزب توده و

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Arts and Literature
Jasmin Darznik

Driving American

I first saw America from a silver Buick that called to my mother from a dealership along the New Jersey turnpike. We’d been in this

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Arts and Literature
Saeed Tavakkol

A Few Minutes After 8

Setting: A man is lying down in the middle of the street. The parallel lines surround him on both sides. A man’s voice can be

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Short Stories
Mersedeh

Gift of love

It was autumn of 1998 when Rumi and I became friends. I was in my first semester of junior year in college; bubbling with excitement

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Screw

A screw, a defective one, that’s what I am. Pay attention! I’m not a nail. Nails are flat head with no character I say. They

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Life
Zohreh Ghahremani

Who Knew?

The glass doors of the animal hospital close behind me, and I’m conscious of having left one of the best segments of my life behind.

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Arts and Literature
Saeed Tavakkol

Conversation In The Park

The entire week I worried about the tasks I planned to do on my day off, Friday. Chores I’d postponed for months. The gutter was

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Arts and Literature
Saeed Tavakkol

A Perfect Evening

The moment I heard the phone ring I picked it up — something I don’t usually do. I always examine caller ID to see if

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Arts and Literature
Saeed Tavakkol

Waiting

He is here to visit his son, as he is every month. Sitting alone in the empty room gazing through his thick glasses at the

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