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Tehran poems, open sex and the freedom to move

June 24, 2009

A poem on Tehran’s streets:

This is one of the most moving things I’ve read in a minute.  It’s been making the internet rounds since last weekend went things in Iran went Ballistic.

While everyone I know has been stunned silent by the Neda video, to me this young woman’s words are just as moving.

In that respect, here are a few more pieces that take an unexpected sidedoor into the revolutionary ideology.  Nothing’s loud or obvious, just enough to challenge conceptions.

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