He doesn’t smile   I want him to smile   I want him to lie back and smile, Motionless   I want to suck on his genitals till it runs o...

Read More

Crossdressers

Tell Us More  Fariba Vafi Translation by Saghi Ghahraman Women tend to acknowledge the meaningful facts in life through details. Most of them don’...

Read More

Tell Us More

They had cut us Limb by limb, They had hung us On the entrance Of the marketplace Flowing in the air was the scent of water Spring and us were sautée...

Read More

Marketplace

Then, all of a sudden, we are here, perched on a frozen solid ground. Wind slowly whirls away, there is no rain, it only snows slowly down. Food is pl...

Read More

We’re Here, All Of A Sudden

On 4:30 a.m., Morning is overwhelming . Water is heavy, over the riverbed body, there, on the Mill Dam . Beyond Margaret’s window, night lingers, lo...

Read More

Building My Homes

I can’t be with-child, I told them. I’m a child; I’m only 3-years-old You’re 43, they said. Besides, you already have one. Oh, I said. Then, I...

Read More

The Child Is 18

The woman in love has Eyes like saucers Jammed with quivering worms Blind of sight, her nostrils Sharp to smells of darkened corners Pale and warm, he...

Read More

Lilith