Farideh Hassanzadeh (Mostafavi) is an Iranian poet, translator and freelance journalist. Her first book of poetry was published when she was twenty-two.
Her poems appear in the anthologies Contemporary Women Poets of Iran and Anthology of Best Women Poets. She writes regularly for Golestaneh, Iran
News, Jamejam and many literary magazines. Poems by her which are translated into English appear in Thanal Online, earthfamilyalpha, Jehat and Kritya. Her anthology of Contemporary American Poetry will appear in 2007. more »
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Tears For Mahmoud Darwish By Farideh Hassanzadeh-Mostafavi
Translated by: H.S.Zahedi, chief editor of Irannews ' art section
Edited by: George Trialonis, Greek poet and translator.
FARSI TRANSLATION OF THIS POEM: http: //www.firooze.com/article-fa-629.html
Note by the Poet:
I did not intend to write an elegy on Mahmoud Darwish. I only tried to express my admiration for an exceptional poet. Sometimes a poet produces a much deeper effect on our lives than our parents and our family members. A true poet points to a window which opens to an undiscovered world in us and thus releases us from spiritual confusion. In the words of Samuel ...