"From The Thorn Flower to Barbed Wire" poetries by Tajik poet Bozor Sobir

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Bozor Sobir's "The Thorn Flower", as well as "From The Thorn Flower to Barbed Wire", is a collection of poetries. Bozor Sobir's "The Thorn Flower" was printed in 1978, and was poetâs first published book. Bozor Sobir, is considered to be one of Tajik's finest poets. He writes in Tajik, but his poetry has been translated into many of the languages of the former USSR. Bozor Sobir completed his studies in philosophy at the National University of Tajikistan in 1962 and has worked on the magazines Maorif va Madaniyat (Education and Culture) and Sadoyi Sharq (Voice of the East). During the Soviet period his verse was widely translated into Western languages and even published in Iran. With the advent of glasnost' he became actively involved in the political and cultural movements for independent national identity. Bozor Sobir was also a prominent member of the Democratic Party until his resignation from the party in November 1992, reportedly because of disagreement with the party leadership. With four major collections of verse published in the last decade, he is perhaps the most popular poet in Tajikistan and the best known to the outside world. . http://www.bozorsobir.com/ http://www.bozorsobir.com/bozor_sobir_poetries.htm .
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