Sohrab Sepehri: a biography

By |2020-12-29T11:58:34+11:00December 28th, 2020|

Sohrab Sepehri was born on 6 October 1928 in Qom, Iran (Most biographies show Kashan as his birthplace. His descendants were from Kashan and he grew up in Kashan, so he is from Kashan but born in Qom according to his posthumously published autobiography and the credible Encyclopaedia Iranica website). Born with an artistic pedigree

Little pond of “Now”: a poem

By |2021-01-16T11:59:25+11:00December 27th, 2020|

(Little pond of "Now" is the name I have given to a selection from Sohrab Sepehri's long poem Water's Footfall.*)   Life is taking a dip,in the little pond of “Now”.Let’s take off our clothes,the water is just a step away.Let’s taste the light. Little pond of "Now" I hear the garden breathing, and the

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