I was fifteen years old
When I found the moon in the Biabanak sand dunes.
What shall I do with you, homeland?
What shall I do with all this blood?
Where shall I put you
to prevent you from filling my days
with damage and grief?
I like the sweet accent
Heard on the stairs this morning:
Persian with a hint of American.
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