Farzaneh Doosti

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Farzaneh Doosti
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The Full-Time Job

The Full-Time Job  



No man dares to fall in love
with a woman that works in a circus

the type of woman that walks on ropes

To fall in love with a woman that may fall down
any moment of time

And if she doesn't
There stand a thousand people
To clap for her.


  • Sarah Mohammadi Ardehali
  • Tr. Farzaneh Doosti
  • painting:The Acrobat 1930 by Marc Chagall
    Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    Oil on canvas, 32 x 65 cm


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