In the tender embrace of verses, this poetry book, titled “Nargese Shiraz,” unfolds as a poignant tribute dedicated to a cherished soul—his beloved sister, Miss Simin Saberi. At a mere 24 years of age, she and nine other Baha’i women tragically met their untimely fate on June 18th, 1983, leaving a profound void in the hearts of those who knew her.
As the poet Rahbar Saberi spills ink onto these pages, his words become a vessel carrying the collective emotions and sentiments of numerous Iranian Baha’is from Shiraz. Within the heart of each poem, the echoes of history since the Islamic Revolution of 1979 resound, painting a portrait of the resilience and steadfastness of a community navigating tumultuous times.
“Nargese Shiraz” is a collection of verses and a tapestry of profound human experiences, encapsulating grief, courage, and a search for hope amidst the darkness. It becomes a chronicle of the cherished memories, the unbroken spirit, and the enduring legacy of those who have left this world, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of their loved ones and the pages of this book.
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