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Majid Naficy: Great Feast

Death, like a weary actress
Has gone behind the stage
To take off her black dress
And put on her lounging gown.

July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Majid Naficy: A Return to the Garden of Goethe

If your son asks you When was the best day of the Revolution What will you tell him?  Will you say instantly: February 11, 1979? The day you opened the gate of Evin … Continue reading

February 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Majid Naficy: Ezzat’s Last Will

The Will Room in Evin Prison Has two ways out. Alas! One cannot take both. Thus, she writes that life Is beautiful and desirable And puts down the date of … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

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