Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Silent Growth of Trees (Chapter Three)

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Chapter Three: Mr. Farsi December 28, 1982 There was a loud bang. “Wake up,” a voice told me. It was Father saying, “you’re going to be late,” or maybe it was Mother, afraid that I might miss school, or maybe … Continue reading

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The Silent Growth of Trees (The end of Chapter Two)

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It was September 28th 1980. We were told to hide in our basement, if we had one, or go to a public shelter, though these weren’t yet built. People were also advised to take a shovel, in the case they … Continue reading

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This Is How It Ends: an exercise in writing

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This is how it ends: At the edge of a roof away from your last step, in a hospital room with a neighbor who coughs to her death, covered with a cold blanket surrounded by mute people staring at you … Continue reading

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The Silent Growth of trees (The beginning of Chapter Two)

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Chapter Two: Mina The time passed and I slept. The kind of sleep that comes with a sickness. Feverish, Timeless. I was back to Roodsar, the city of my childhood. I’m at the beach. The morning breeze carries the wet … Continue reading

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