Iranian Women Poets
Iran and the Persian language have a rich poetic heritage, extending for a thousand years from the classical era of the 10th - 17th centuries into the present day.
Among modern poets, social and political themes have been prominent, and there have been many notable women poets, some of which are included in the book "Modern Persian Poetry" by Mahmud Kianush, available for sale in the On-line Persian Bookstore.
The following pages, give a brief background on some of these well-known women poets, and include a poem by each of them:
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