Manoucher Avaznia
22-Sep-2008 (2 comments)
On my fifty-fourth day in Chazzabeh: ten days after my due time for leave because of my own reluctance to go on leave; and in the midst of the war of cities I was sent on my first war leave of twenty days. >>>
Manoucher Avaznia
A Void Life:  The  first month of directly experiencing the war taught me many lessons. It taught me about the emptiness men felt at the front and how to cope with it. >>>
Manoucher Avaznia
20-Sep-2008 (8 comments)
Chazzabeh: The sun was still shining when I entered Neekvarz’ little tidy bunker. Originally, this bunker had been built with concrete by Iraqi forces when they had the region under control>>>
Manoucher Avaznia
20-Sep-2008 (23 comments)

راست مگویی دوست.

درس امروز این است:

شهر من نورانیست؛

کوچه ها یش رنگی ست؛

Manoucher Avaznia
19-Sep-2008 (7 comments)
TO THE FRONT: We had already spent a week at the headquarters when we were assigned to different regiments and battalions. Some of us were to go to Sumar the same day; but most of us were quota of the battalions stationed in the south. >>>
Manoucher Avaznia
18-Sep-2008 (2 comments)
Shelters walls and roofs are the first concerns of those who live in the bunkers in the war zones. One wants to assure they are strong enough to withstand any falling shrapnel.>>>
Manoucher Avaznia
17-Sep-2008 (8 comments)
It was the second day of winter 1986. The sun had already set and the snow-spotted Alborz Mountains to the north of Tehran were still visible behind a haze of smoke hovering the city. Two night earlier I had toasted the birth of the Iranian god of Mehr>>>
Manoucher Avaznia
16-Sep-2008 (12 comments)
The following is the opening part of my Iran-Iraq war memoirs that has been published in a book titled "A Path To Nowhere".  >>>
Manoucher Avaznia

با شیون بلند و غم آلود مرغ شب

در بستر مه آلود خواب درد


Manoucher Avaznia
09-Sep-2008 (6 comments)

و درین ویرانه

پی چیزی بودم:

پی گنجی،

پی کشفی،

پی آواز کلنگی

Manoucher Avaznia
09-Sep-2008 (3 comments)
دستان تو مرا
از ترکه های سیب
مجنون بریده اند
شاید زنند به رنگ
آن کهنه توت را
پیوند سیب سرخ. >>>
Manoucher Avaznia
01-Sep-2008 (2 comments)

رنجهایی کشیده ام که مپرس

زهر هایی چشیده ام که مپرس

Manoucher Avaznia
28-Aug-2008 (3 comments)

راست بالای سبزوارانی ای رفیق

استاده بر جوکنارانی، ای رفیق.

تهمتنی و ریشه ات به ژرفنای

نوشیده آب کوهسارانی، ای رفیق.


Manoucher Avaznia
26-Aug-2008 (3 comments)

عزیزان نشسته در دل میخانه های گرم

جامتان لبریز و لبهاتان پر از لبخند؛

من دچار خشم توفانم.

Manoucher Avaznia
23-Aug-2008 (2 comments)

خورشید آذر است و هوا زهر زمهریر.

گرمای زندگی

کوچیده تا افقهای دور دست.