Our Brave Mama

Bahman Farmanara • 77m

Simin Behbahani, one of the greatest contemporary poet in Iran, started composing lyric poems at the age of fourteen and at the age of forty she was one of the most famous poets of Iran. It is said that those poets who start composing poetry from adolescence, the source of their taste dries around the age of forty. While Simin Behbahani reached the peak of composing poetry again at the age of forty and added forty new rhymes to her sonnets. She was always at the forefront of civic movements and incorporated everyday social events into lyric poetry.