Alireza Behnam

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Alireza Behnam
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Born in 1973, Alireza Behnam is an Iranian poet and journalist. He is living in Tehran and works as a journalist in liberal local newspapers. He is also a poet and you can see some translations of his poems on this site. He also writes down some criticism about cinema and literature.

In 1991 he attended Islamic Azad University at northern city of bojnord and in 1997 got his BSc in civil engineering. Afterwards he took a job in the now closed pro reform newspaper Akhbar. He was editor of art & literature in Azad daily newspaper which ended in august 2002 when a hardliner curt in Tehran banned it for the reason of publishing comments of a member of opposition.

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  • Faraway Tree (12/26/2005 5:49:00 AM)

    i don't know if i've ever read such beautiful poetry, you're a genius, i love it.

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Best Poem of Alireza Behnam

Over The Windows

Drifting shadows
over the windows
my ethereal form
in their hands
and a kiss of silence
with their gaze
where the darkness
directs in to the silence
the darkness dancing with the silence
and the blind shadows
with their hands over my ethereal form
over the windows

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