My daughter

She is braiding her hair in the sunshine, and invites me slowly, from the shade to the glare of light. There is a rainbow on the far end of the horizon, left from the...

Evin Prison on Fire

Situated in the northern part of the capital Tehran is the notorious Evin prison, where from the Shah’s era, political prisoners were kept in there. During the Shah many of those who opposed the...

The Walls

(This poem was written in the wake of the crackdown on the young women demonstrators in Iran who want to be free of Hejab and gender discrimination and live a life of equality, freedom...

A nation against compulsory Hejab

Women of Iran rejected and refused the compulsory hejab right from the beginning. the first demonstrations against ayatollah Khomeini’s remark’s on hejab was on 8 March 1979, where I was a part of the...

The killing of Mahsa Amini

Imagine you travel to the capital from a small town to visit its wonders. To see the big city for the first time. to visit its attractions and do some shopping and then go...