by Nilofar Shidmehr
On top of this mountain lies Jewel Lake we lie on it sky and sun on top of us binds us together layers of love rising to where resides the Lord.
Nilofar Shidmehr is a bilingual writer, poet, arts-informed research scholar, and educator. She is the author of two collections of short fiction and five books of poetry in English and Persian. Shidmehr has served three times as a Writer-in-Residence in Canada. She teaches in the Liberal Arts Program at Simon Fraser University.