By Roger Sedarat
In his provocative, courageous, and occasionally brutal first ebook of poems, Roger Sedarat without delay addresses the opportunity of political swap in a kingdom that a few in the USA give some thought to a part of the axis of evil.” Iranian on his father’s aspect, Sedarat explores the results of the Islamic Revolution of 1979 together with censorship, execution, and pending warfare at the state in addition to on his realizing of his personal origins.
Written in a mode that's as sure-footed because it is experimental, Dear Regime: Letters to the Islamic Republic confronts the prior and present injustices of the Iranian govt whereas protecting a feeling of admire and admiration for the rustic itself. Woven into this assortment are the author’s shiny descriptions of the panorama in addition to the folks of Iran. all through, Sedarat shows a prepared appreciation for the literary culture of Iran, and in making it new, makes an attempt to maintain the tradition of a rustic he nonetheless claims as his own.
With honesty of home made butter,
paddle-churned cream (eshta in Arabic,
ecstasy foaming to the brim), a woman
river-bathes, sheet of oil-black hair breaking
in rapids, minimize lemon scintillating
olive dermis freed from tree-stumped chador, skirts
inside skirts, peal of her bell-body rung
muffled in Iran heata splash of white.
The rhythm of pumice scraping her feet,
sandbar opposed to hot present, frothy cape
a bee-bubbled hive, honeyed hint curling
to her naked knees, thick obvious lather.
At a Tehran bazaar never-ending gold-stores
may well by no means go back me at any place pure.
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Dear Regime: Letters to the Islamic Republic by Roger Sedarat