The Arches of Isfahan When we recited poetry in Isfahan, the Bridge of Thirty-Three Arcs stretched to embrace the firmament. The songs you brought to life were meteorites, detonating in the sockets of our eyes. If time had been reversed, the poet’s tomb would have been our pilgrimage. Water would have flowed from the Ziandeh’s shores, and every … [Read more...]
About Rebecca Gould
Rebecca Gould is a writer, translator, and scholar whose books include Writers and Rebels (Yale University Press, 2016), After Tomorrow the Days Disappear (Northwestern University Press, 2016), and The Prose of the Mountains: Tales of the Caucasus (Central European University Press, 2015). Find her on Twitter @rrgould.