I do not belong anywhere. I have an accent in every language I speak.
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Wolpé’s concise, unflinching, and often wry free verseexplores violence, culture, and gender.”—Poetry FoundationA gifted Iranian-American poet beautifully explores love and the loss of love, beauty and war and the ghosts of the past.—Shelf Awareness MagazineThrough her translations of Iranian writers, and through four collections of her own poetry, Wolpé seeks to bridge the fierce political divide between her native Iran and her adopted Western homes—to pierce their mutual ignorance, and reveal one to the other. —Guernica, a magazine of global arts & politics