Honest Flower|گل راستی

CaptureMy Featured Blogger this week is Laleh Chini of A Voice from Iran. Laleh was born in the former Iran before the upheaval that led to the current Islamic Republic. She later moved to the U.S. and then to Canada, where she began collecting stories. I am perpetually enlightened and enchanted by her Persian/Iranian folk tales and modern fables.

Laleh has also co-written an autobiographical novel inspired by her mother’s child-marriage to a violent older man, and her own subsequent trials as a ‘too-curious’ teenager during the Islamic Revolution. You’re going to love Laleh’s uniquely inspiring…

Voice from Iran!

A Voice from Iran

First published: Sep.08.2017

The greatest moments of my childhood were all the beautiful fairy tales that my mother told us as we fell asleep. All the stories that I share in my blog are those memorable tales with important morals and also some of my own stories.


Once upon a time, there was a young prince who wanted to get married. He knew that every girl would marry him for his name and power, but he wanted to find true love. He invited all the young girls in his kingdom whether they were poor or rich, famous or unknown.


One of the young girls invited was the daughter of the palace’s gardener. She saw the prince every day from a distance and loved him secretly like all the other girls in his kingdom.


On the day of the prince’s party, he handed one seed to each girl and announced that…

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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8 Responses to Honest Flower|گل راستی

  1. francisashis says:

    Great news indeed.She is truly a mind blowing blogger as well as an author.Thanks .

    Liked by 1 person

  2. I enjoyed this archetypal fable. Beauty and the Beast. King Lear and Cordelia… We need telling over and over again.

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  3. gpavants says:


    Thank you for sharing other’s stories as well. Merry Christmas,


    Liked by 1 person

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