4th Annual Poetry Month 30/30/30 :: Day 2 :: Sophia Starmack on Hafiz
In the 13th century, the Persian city of Shiraz was both a center of learning and artistic achievement, and a volatile and rebellious place marked by the decline of the Il-Khanid empire and the succession of short-lived rulers who scrabbled
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[box] It's been a busy time here at The Operating System as Summer gears up into the New York City Fall arts season. In addition to our always active calendar of events (keep your eyes out for readings at Bluestockings, da
2nd Annual NAPOMO 30/30/30 :: DAY 12 :: Abigail Welhouse on Suzanne Gardinier
"'What defines the ghazal is a constant longing,'” Suzanne Gardinier writes in a letter to her friend, poet Agha Shahid Ali, written after his passing - a line of Ali's from years earlier. The traditional ghazal form follows strict meter and rhyme, and consists