“Don -e- Araam” translated by Ahmad Shamlu is published. Jan 13, , New set of of Shamlu CD’s such as “Bagh Ayneh”, and “Qoqnus dar Baran” and some . Amhad Shamlu was born on December 12, , to the family of an army officer in Tehran. Like many children who grow up in army families, he received his. The Persian poet, also known by the surname Shamloo, or in his homeland as Ahmad Šāmlū, occasionally used the pen name A. Bamdad when writing poetry.

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And he redid some of his earlier translations. He was a journalist, a playwright, a translator and a broadcaster. Archived from the original on 26 August He directed a few documentary films for television and published several short stories for children.

They were sent back to Tehran. Ayda in Mirror and Moment and Eternity.

Ahmad Shamlu’s Life and Poetry

He was also elected ahmax the membership of the Writer’s Union’s leadership. He toured Europe giving many lectures and readings. Satire and Epic in Shamlou’s Works. Originally published in the Britannica Book of the Year. Shamlou was prominent both as a great historical literary figure and as a major poet.

They flog sahmlu Tied to the post of the ahnad We must hide love in the closet. In new collections of poems were released: But here in our world You only sad and depressed You act like our world is empty You act like our world is absurd You act like our world is nothing but pain It is true Our world is no Fairy-tale with secret messages and happy endings Our world is open-ended And like it or not Our world has thorns Its deserts have snakes Whoever is a real part of our world knows these things deeply in their Now what was wrong with your world, Fairies?


His translations of Andre Gide and Robert Merl were published. How wonderful the firelights! Shamlou was arguably the most influential poet of modern Iran. He published several new translations and wrote a few film scripts. Inone year before the collapse of Shah’s Regime, he signed an open letter which supported the rights of gathering for members of The Writers Association of Iran.

Special Thanks to Mrs. In he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Ahmad Shamlou – Wikipedia

He underwent several operations. Several works were published on his poetry and his overall literary contribution. Aida’s Thanks, Shamlu’s latest Poem. You can shamllu it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.

He published several new translations and wrote a few film scripts. This is the end of our jail! Shamlou was married three times.

Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. You fairies must be afraid of something. He was released from jail in and left with his family for Azarbaijan. The police closed down his weekly magazine in He underwent several operations and inhis right foot was amputated due to severe diabetic problems. He toured Europe giving many lectures and readings.

Fairies Once upon a time, Three Fairies sat Naked at sunset Under the blue dome of sky “Boo-hoo,” cried the Fairies and their tears were like rain from Spring clouds Their hair was as long as rope and as dark as night It may have been even longer than rope and it may have been even darker than night Before them, upon the horizon Was a city of enslaved boys Behind them, black and cold sat the old fabled Castle where they used to live They listened; and from the city they heard the sounds of chains clinking While from behind them in the castle came the nightly moans Hey, aren’t you Fairies hungry?


Free to consider revenge With sickles and hoes They become a flood, a flood of slaves a flood of anger, Whoosh! This page was last edited on 31 Augustat He became editor-in-chief of “Khushe” in He was admitted to this school on the condition that he be demoted two years.

Ahmad Shamlu

At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. He rose to fame from his next volume of poetry, Fresh Air Persian: Ahmzd the City stood firm, Since the living became ours, We’ll be happy forever! He traveled to Paris for medical treatment. He showed clear inclinations toward ” Socialist ideology. Inhe taught Persian literature at Tehran University. Who told you to leave your tall sweet castle?