If you look beneath my skin tone, you will see My indigenous Armenian marginalized reality Granddaughter of pained survivor 1915 Armenian Genocide by the Ottoman Turks Black, brown, red, yellow skinned indigenous people Share the […]
It [my blood] flows like a lagoon Promise me you’ll drown in it I’ll meet you underneath it Till red meets red crimson red Vomit Blood, Vomit Blood Cry for me, let me see your […]
Buddha in a bottle Serenity in a sip Cold liquor by the candle lit Take your time have a seat Sip us up till you sleep Dream of green glass days Till life is […]
PROVIDENCE, R.I.—The Armenian Students Association (ASA) has announced its 8th annual poetry competition, in memory of Arthur Halvajian, a trustee who led its Board in sponsoring the first competition. As in past years, ASA is […]
Special to the Armenian Weekly By Aris Janigian In 2011, writer and director Christopher Atamian’s pristine translation of Nigoghos Sarafian’s The Bois de Vincennes was issued, followed just last year by his monumental translation of Krikor […]
The Verbs of Genocide Categorized Stereotyped Stigmatised Marginalized Disenfranchised Deprived Victimized Robbed Ghettoised Deported Stripped Raped Tortured Murdered Mutilated Dismembered Discarded Denied Forgotten?
Translated by Diana Der-Hovanessian Misak Medzarents was born in Akn in 1888 and died of tuberculosis at 22. He and Vahan Derian are the two most musical poets in Armenian literature and are, therefore, the […]