“To the Republic” A poem by Neta Leigh

TO THE REPUBLIC   I’ll don a hejab If you let me drink from Pahlavi’s water wells Build castles in your sand dunes And inscribe Rumi’s verses upon your minarets   I’ll pardon you for your executions If you resurrect the king and queen   I’ll convince your enemies to love you If you fill … Continued

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