The World Is Nothing


As you'll see from Alireza's literal translation, the word 'ring' occurs three times whereas we had to change 'ring' to 'hoop' and then 'noose'. A very powerful small poem, with a devastating final line.

In the original Farsi, none of these poems has a title. Because of the way our website is set up, we've had to use the first line as the title for each of them.

Sarah Maguire, Workshop Facilitator