Sheema Kalbasi is the Director of Dialogue of Nations Through Poetry in Translation, Director of Poetry of Iranian Women, Co-Director of the Other Voices International Project and Senior Poetry Editor of Muse Apprentice Guild. Her works have been published and translated or are forthcoming in various anthologies, literary journals and online magazines.

Ivy Nights

Deep in the mouth,
Ivies have grown.
It is rather tricky
To claim her mine
Now that I have given her to you.

Take good care of her.