Poem: From an Iranian Mother to an American Mother

Iranian poet Farideh Hassanzadeh-Mostafavi faces down fear of war with a poem that explores the difference between coming to her home as a visitor and coming to her home as a soldier.

On Political Poetry

Iranian poet Farideh Hassanzadeh–Mostafavi asks Adrienne Rich, Joy Harjo, Billy Collins, Maryam Ala Amjadi, and others about American foreign policy, 9/11, war, and the true essence of poetry.

Isn’t It Enough?

Read her poem Isn’t It Enough?