My published article in AJAL, now appearing in Semantic Scholar Even though literature has been suggested for use as a means of teaching language in
Martin Foroz (Mohammad Forouzani) was born on the 30th of December 1964 in Tehran, Iran. He holds BA and MA degrees in English Literature and a Ph.D. degree in TEFL. He has been working as assistant professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Nizwa, Oman, since 2014.In the past 19 years, he has been teaching and supervising theses in both fields, but his literary and philosophical bends formed his poetic sense much earlier- at the beginning of secondary school. He insatiably read Persian Literature (his first language) and wrote poems and pieces of prose since he was in high school. His first collection of Persian poems under the title Khaste-tar az zaman (More Tired Than Time) was published in 1997 when he was a Lecturer of English.
What comes after belongs to before. You and me will leave this world. Whether we like it or not, Death will kiss us both. So, let
Ethnicity lost, Colors interwoven, Races dissolved into one, And styles codified into a huge chained ‘H’; Humanity is now singing the same Hymn: “Do unto
When he lost a loved one… from my third collection of poems (forthcoming)
The significance of “meaning” goes beyond word level, and few disciplines, if at all, would do away with the knowledge and principles of semantics in
Suspended in RED, breathing colorlessly, she was not chained— to the repetition of her bed. It was a game— between her weightless life and
A short account of Innocence lost!
A moment of an academic’s life… A short video poem from my third collection (forthcoming)
Once upon a time ME in a damned hole…