Is This What Bravery Feels Like?

Is this what bravery feels like? Crying in the middle stall of the Schönefeld  airport Missing you dearly and not regretting a moment, decision, or choice. Is this what bravery feels like? Life in two suitcases One abused violin and objects left behind never to be reclaimed. Is this what bravery feels like? Denying the handoutsContinue reading “Is This What Bravery Feels Like?”

T.A.N.T.I. Tables. Season 2, Episode 5: Code Switching x Synergizing (podcast)

For those of you who missed my interview and performance on Wednesday, here is the Tanti Table: Code Switching x Synergizing podcast. If you are bummed that you missed the interview/performance, check this out! Writer, educator, and newly published poet, Allia Sadeghipour joins us this week at the Tanti Table, where we bring together theContinue reading “T.A.N.T.I. Tables. Season 2, Episode 5: Code Switching x Synergizing (podcast)”

Concerned Citizen of the Universe (The Wicked Podcast). Episode 6: Love-Heart of the Matter (podcast)

Hey Everybody! As a Concerned Citizen of the Universe (The Wicked Podcast), I participated in the Love-Heart of the Matter episode. If you got some time and an open mind, check it out! This is my second ever podcast session, so I truly hope you enjoy the listen. The word love, for most people, probablyContinue reading “Concerned Citizen of the Universe (The Wicked Podcast). Episode 6: Love-Heart of the Matter (podcast)”

The Ghosts of Berlin: Die Geister von Berlin OUT NOW!!!

Happy Birthday Berlin my Love. A series of horror stories and poems for the city that saved me. Why horror? If you have to ask, then she’s not for you 😉. Available for purchase on Amazon, iTunes, Barnes&Nobles, and many more!!!  #awerfjil #aesadeghipour #ghostsofberlin #diegeistervonberlin #mauerfall #mauerfall30 #berlin #berlinwall #fall #fallofthewall #fallofthewall30 #germany #deutschland #unityContinue reading “The Ghosts of Berlin: Die Geister von Berlin OUT NOW!!!”

Never Thought

I never thought I’d live this long As a queer, AIDS or God’s wrath. As a women, domestic violence, if not, domestic servitude As an Iranian-American, target for a hate crime As a ‘passing’ Iranian-American, a 9-5 life and a Mercedes would have done it Not to mention — Let’s not mention it. I just Continue reading “Never Thought”

GOT PUBLISHED!!!

GOT PUBLISHED!!! I am so honored to be a part of this amazing publication and have not stopped crying in appreciation for someone seeing, not only my work, but me. Thank you so much @Armeghan Ta. Thank you for giving me a platform where I can be myself and to be a part of thisContinue reading “GOT PUBLISHED!!!”