Joobin Bekhrad


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‘I am all that was, all that is, and all that shall ever be.’


Lovers of Light


Poetry
53 pp
2017

Cover artwork from the Tarot del Fuego of Ricardo Cavolo
Courtesy Naipes Heraclio Fournier S.A.


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Synopsis


In this volume of cryptic poems steeped in ancient Iranian religion, symbolism, and imagery, Joobin Bekhrad tells a tale of lovers devoted to the Iranian deity Mithras.

Reviews


A work of distinctive cadence and rhythm threaded with classical imagery and redolent of ancient Iran.
William Gourlay, Monash University

Such elegant writing: finely balanced, it touches the soul. It does not only play with emotions, but also images of what is, and what can be. This is life, this is love – this is the breeze of time.
Emine Gozde Sevim, acclaimed multidisciplinary artist