I tried to make some visual translations of the poem “ Winter” by Mehdi Akhvane Sales. Winter is the title of the most famous poem by Mehdi Akhavan Sales (1928–1990) the contemporary Iranian poet which was published in 1956. It was composed in Persian and has been translated into other languages. Akhavan dedicated this poem toAhmad Shamlou another contemporary Iranian poet. The poem has two layers: on the surface, the speaker is describing the chilly season, but more profoundly he is depicting the despair originating from political suppression in Iran.
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