Nowruz

Nowruz

Shafagh Helalat

Open the windows, 
For the kind breeze is celebrating the birthday of the beautiful flowers, 
And spring,
 On each and every branch,
 ...

Yalda

Yalda

Shafagh Helalat

At the end of last year, miles away from Iran and surrounded by Christmas shoppers and images of Santa Claus on the streets of Madrid, ...

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