Saeed will recycle…/by Mahnaz Badihian

Saeed Soltan pour will return
From his grave


A poet preserves indigenous language through performance / Wendy Call

The clay vessel is wide and cool
so your soul might rest


Mano,s Eyes /by Mahnaz Badihian

After the explosion of the hate!
And voiceless like acidic women


Should Literature Be Considered Useful?

Copied from NYT.com SEPT. 2, 2014   Each week in Bookends, two writers take on questions about the world of books. The critic Kenneth Burke once called literature “equipment for…


God does not speak only in Hebrew or English/by Mahnaz Badihian

Let us break all the guns and swords, not each other’s heart

Random Reads

We need more war by Sarah Page

We need more war I’ve been hearing all kinds of things about how America ranks very low compared to other developed countries on things like income equality, education, infant mortality…

Art, music, Poetry


We Failed to be Human!/by; Mahnaz Badihian

For Afghan workers in Iran, who faced harsh deportation….

Art, Poetry

A short film/Do I want to be….?

Do I want to be that black bird….?/Mahnaz Badihian

Golden Phrases

Golden Phrases

Give me the money that has been spent in war and I will clothe every man, woman, and child in an attire of which kings and queens will be proud

view more