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Muhammad Tahir Tabassum left a comment for Dalva Agne Lynch
"Daer Dalva, How you doing, Me also freelance writer in Pakistan. peace."
Mar 12, 2011

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I´m a mother of two American soldiers and three other children. I´m a writer and a woman. I use my words as a tool and a weapon to fight for peace, for women´s rights and for freedom from any kind of religious fanaticism.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Middle East, South America
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
I´m a writer and I research about religion and mysticism
What is your personal or organizational website?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Democratization, Gender, Youth
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Research
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
I research religions and mysticism, which are apparently the cause of so much strife. I say apparently because in the end the cause is always finantial greed.
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
I´ve published books, articles and other literary pieces of work on the subjects of war, religious prejudice, women´s rights and the like through the regular channels (books and international media) and the net. One of the poems I´ve posted here won a Citizenship Rights Award.
This poem has received a Citizenship Rights Award in Brazil:

Yellow Ribbon

Dalva Agne Lynch

There´s a yellow ribbon tied to my door.
It says to the World
that my son is at War.
There´s a yellow ribbon
tied to the World´s heart.
There´s a yellow ribbon on the door
of all the opressed
the hungry children
the women emprisioned behind veils
the girls raped in prison.
There´s a yellow ribbon on every wall of separation
visible ones and invisible ones.
There´s a yellow ribbon soiled with black oil
on the shacks of Palestine
on the plantations of Eretz Yisrael.
There´s a faded yellow ribbon
on the boats fleeing Havana.
There´s a yellow ribbon on every man
who still has a conscience.
On the people marching in South American streets
fearing for their future.
On the people filling churches
filling temples, answering grounds.
On the people curved through the night over books
while working the whole day for the daily bread.
Yes, there´s a yellow ribbon
tied to the World´s heart.
Someday - I hope it comes soon!
I´ll take down the yellow ribbon from my door.
Some day - and there´ll be weeping and gnashing of teeth!
all yellow ribbons will be taken down
from every door in the World.
On that day - with songs and dance and laughter
the yellow will sparkle only in the sun´s rays
and in the wings of butterflies.
The children and the women and the girls
and all who are burdened and heavy laden
will be dressed in all colors.
And men - those who imprisioned the World
behind yellow ribbons
will be exiled in yellow flames.
Oh, how I wish this day would come...


I´ve written this poem in 2007, after reading in the Paper the shocking news that Iran had made a new Law concerning women, forbidding them to sing.

The Iranian woman was forbbiden to sing

Dalva Agne Lynch

The Iranian woman
was forbidden to sing.
She wasn´t forbidden to cry out
to moan
to groan.
These are her rights
- her only rights.
But she was forbidden
the lullaby
the nursery rhymes
and every song of love
for the Iranian woman's love
was also forbidden.

they want to forbid even the birds
of announcing the dawn.
After all
their songs could awaken wings
-- the dark
silent wings
of the Iranian woman.
And in spite of her silence
she could learn
to fly.

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At 3:34pm on March 12, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Daer Dalva,

How you doing, Me also freelance writer in Pakistan.


At 6:21pm on February 20, 2009, Dalia.M.Mahir said…
Dear Mrs. Dalva

Greetings from Baghdad !

I just read your Poems and you touch and motivate me deeply , believe me I wish that every person in Iraq could read it, and as a reply to your poem I write :

We have the same yellow ribbons ,its tighten to our hands ,
we have also black ribbon which covers our eyes ,
make us feeling desperate while coloured life is just behind ,
swindled to be blind ,
living with fears from every thing and every sound that seem to be wear ,
I hear thousand of persons crying from pain and fear ,
just like hundreds of bullets inside my heart ,
I should defend so I take a thick stick and start beating here and there ,
breaking every thing that was there ,
I hurt and get hurt in return ,
suddenlly the black ribbon fall
I find myself in destroyed place
I look around its familiar its reminds me of a place which I used to belong
what's happen what's gos wrong ???
why Millions of people wear black ribbon on ?!!
At 8:04pm on January 19, 2009, Father Robin Sahaya said…
mam, I want to start an international Human right foundation. can you join?
father Robin sahaya
At 5:57pm on November 29, 2008, Mrs. Tatiana A Kostanian said…
Hello! I am going on age 66 in March. Each day for me is a gift. You see, I'm on life support, dialysis, no match for a kidney.Really don't know what the next moment will bring, but I have been giving with my life's work since the age of 14, offering support, assistance for youth, women, children, men as a non-profit for victims of violence, trauma, cross-disabilities, life support since 1962. I not only know very well about these issues but have gone through these issues as well spiritually, physically, mentally, psychologically, from extremes of abuse, extremes of torture, starvation, buried alive, as well as a family with issues of genocide. It is all the reason for the two remaining projects of my life I am holding this May 24, 2009 8am an invitation for women, children, men, elderly to join together as citizens, youth of the globe in our 'Peace Walk For Freedom, Rights, Justice, 'inclusion and access'. We know in the world today there are many being disabled, short and long-term, as well incarcerated, for the most innocent of issues,given life sentences, etc. As lives on life support, disabled, or with compounded disabilities, we cannot be seen as silent or that we can't offer our voices against any/all of these above issues. It is why we are calling all lives to walk with us, show your support directly with or with out a disability, etc. Walk for a loved one unable to leave home, bed, or because of being oppressed,disabled, murdered, incarcerated as they are throughout the globe. This year we have chosen to remember Tibet. 'Walk For Tibet' See Facebook for our entrance for our Peace Walk or write, mhonainternational@gmail.com. We would love to have you, or yours walk for a loved one from anywhere on the globe. Don't allow a disability or being on life support stop you from being recognized or speaking out. Join with us in May, Please! God Bless You! Please share our message every where. Tatiana
At 2:31pm on November 22, 2008, shyam tosawad said…
Dear Dalva
thanks for being my friend wish you all the best, also happy recieve your coment on my opinion,friend i am not so educated as you but i think religion meance realisation but we wont realise and just follow so many nonsense thing without understanding that with every changing time every thing changes what was correct in 1000 years befor can not be to day ,but our awareness ,deep sense woll give always perfect guidence if we desire to lisson it.a men should openly visit,see,objurve all religion without any prejudice and take what ever be good for men kind and should oppose and forget if he feel any thing is wrong at this time .our heart ,our mind ,our awareness is best judge not any one else.
At 6:48pm on November 21, 2008, Waheed Ahmad said…
You are right, i think it will be a good chance for me to learn from you , but now a days i am looking for a job, during Lawyer Movement i was arrested and i lose my job , so for the last one year we are busy in th Lawyer movement and i am looking for job , this is why little lazy in reply,

Please keeps me in your prays

Take care

At 4:18pm on November 20, 2008, Waheed Ahmad said…
what i feel ,i worked a lot for women rights and then i feel that we can only able to change this world if women came out and fight for rights , my first teacher is my mom and then i have all sisiters no brother , so i used to live with women, in my home i am the first citizen and sis are second , i wounder who makes this rule , why my mom and sis don't consider themselvs like me why my mom prefer me not daughters.

may b u don't understnad but this is what i feel
At 3:47pm on November 20, 2008, Yadab Bastola said…
Thanks very much for your kind responce.Sure we can learn something with you which you got lots of experiences in peace and conflict.
Hoping to keep in touch
At 2:06pm on November 20, 2008, Waheed Ahmad said…
thanks , its all up to women what she want and what she want to do , it all depand on a person
At 6:37am on November 20, 2008, Yadab Bastola said…
good to see you.Hoping to hear more from you.

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