Ahmad Shamlou, also known under his pen name, Alef Bamdad, is among The following are 9 poems by Ahmad Shamlou and their English translations by. Ahmad Shamlou (December 12, – July 23, ) was an Iranian poet, writer, and . Shamlou connects his poem to the collective consciousness of the whole world, presenting characters of the hero and even the social scapegoat rather. Mar 02, “Don -e- Araam” translated by Ahmad Shamlu is published. Sad Story. Mar 05, , The Children Poems section has been added. Feb

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ahmad Shamlou. In he was jailed for 14 months. This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Persian. In this poem, he feels strong in confronting the absolute darkness.

He was admitted to this school on the condition that he be demoted two shaamloo. Shamlou was arguably the most influential poet of modern Iran. In search of you, I sjamloo at the passage of winds, At the crossroads of seasons, In the cracked casement of a window Which builds an old frame Out of a cloudy sky.

A serious affair, Between two deaths Within the void of two solitude Such is your gaze and confidence! View a machine-translated version of the Persian article. The darksome swamp, Rose lightly from sleep And with the useless and stagnant lullaby of the sea Again Sank into a dreamless sleep Vahshi Bafqi — ‘Orfi Shirazi.

He toured Europe giving many lectures and ahmsd.

“Bright Horizon” by Ahmad Shamlu احمد شاملو

Latest Shamlu’s open letter to ” Association of Iranian Authors “. For infrastructure and impact, he uses a kind of everyday imagery in which personified oxymoronic elements are spiked with an unreal combination of the abstract and the concrete thus far unprecedented in Persian poetry, which distressed some of the admirers of more traditional poetry.


January Click [show] for important translation instructions. Imperative and greed provoking A treasure of that sort That has made ownership of the earth and towns, The way they are, So pleasant! In the manner of many children who grow up in families with military parents, he received his early education in various towns, including Khash and Zahedan in the southeast of Iran, and Mashhad in the northeast, and Rasht in the north.

The first and second volumes of The Book of Alley went to print. Your name is like dawn passing over the brow of the sky – May your name be blessed!

Fresh Air was the greatest event in our poetry—after Hafez”. Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. Views Read Edit View history. Alexadrian A lamp in my hand, another in front of me, I march against darkness. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Ahmad Shamlou

Her Christian family objected to the marriage hamad the basis of the Islamic background of Shamlou’s family. Feb 22, Some new books and tapes and CD’s has been added to Shamlu’s book store.

Archived from the original on 11 August He did not lead by decree. In he toured Europe again and returned to Iran for another four years of intensive work.

Since the early s his poems have appeared in many literary journals. Shamlou’s debut work, Forgotten Songs Persian: The jungle is stranger to wailing and epic, Ahmsd covers The wound of the ax With the green enamel of the zhmad. Soon inhe and the rest of the family once again left Tehran to move for Gorgan. During his long life, Shamlou was politically active and imprisoned twice, first after the end of World War II and then after the coupbut he continued to remain socio-politically active by writing poems devoted to political and social critique even after the Iranian Revolution.

He rose to fame from his next volume of poetry, Fresh Air Persian: Wikiquote has powms related to: Shenakht-nameyeh Shamlou Biography of Shamlou.


Inhe published his work and study of Hafiz. Alexadrian The night is dark, The night is awake, The night is abundant, It is the most beautiful night for dying. Shamooo left Iran in protest of the Shah’s regime and stayed in the United States for a year, giving lectures in American universities.

Thomas January 9, 8: Aida’s Thanks, Shamlu’s latest Poem. Journey in the mistNegah Publication. Inhe left his country as a form of protest against censorship and the suffocating political atmosphere.

Cheragh by Ahmad Shamlu / Shamloo – Persian Poetry

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Inhe taught Persian literature at Tehran University. Shopping Center Top of page.

Inhe published his new poem, Dagger On The Plate. He obtained membership in the Iranian Academy of Language.

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He developed a simple, free poetic style, known in Iran as Sepid Persian Poetry literally meaning whitewhich is a kind of free verse that departs from the tightly balanced rhythm and rhymes of classical Persian poetry. All Rights Reserved http: The University of South California Press. A model attribution edit summary using German: Today it is the official language of IranTajikistan and one of the two official languages of Afghanistan.

I wanted to let you know thought that the link on the lesson 4 main page does not direct here, it directs to persian-sample 3 instead. Tell the sky to give me a dagger made of the brilliant of its stars.