“For Women, Liberty & Life”*
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From the safety
And the privilege of our lives,
How do we bring compassion,
Truly bring compassion
To the suffering of others?
How do we lend
Our authentic support?
As we allow ourselves
Our own broken hearts,
Is that the doorway
To the broken hearts of others?
From our bubble
How do we
As best we can,
Can we Feel
For the highest
Here is a man who connects hearts.
Here is a man who has stirred a movement.
His song, Baraye, is considered the anthem of the of the Mahsa Amini protests in Iran. Two days after the song was published, he was arrested, September 29, 2022. He was released on bail on October 4.
So moved by this song and its iterations, I offer three links to it.
For Women, Life, and Liberty.
The first version offers us translation:
The second version, we receive the faces, the passion of the protest:
The third, the Dutch Dance Company DC 058 gives movement to the sentiment:
May the highest
* Shervin Hajipoler