The Ocean-Dweller is a thousand and one poems.
The Ocean-Dweller is closely related to music.
The Ocean-Dweller is in perpetual motion.
The Ocean-Dweller is an epic in four life chapters.
The Ocean-Dweller is in constant struggle with time.
The Ocean-Dweller is the only true lover.
Comprehending the chronicles of The Ocean-Dweller is only possible through profound
cognition of the narrative. The complexity in narrative is the same exact complexity as the human psyche.
The Ocean-Dweller is a revolutionary.
The Ocean-Dweller is a monster.
Every line of The Ocean-Dweller is a portal to another universe.
The Ocean-Dweller is incomprehensible like a human.
The Ocean-Dweller is the profound comprehension of solitude.
The Ocean-Dweller is endless days.
The Ocean-Dweller is disinterested in beings without memory.
The Ocean-Dweller battles oblivion.
The Ocean-Dweller is nostalgic for the glorious age of eternal lovers.
The Ocean-Dweller is a heretic and a theist.
The Ocean-Dweller’s head is in the clouds, his feet planted in the ocean.
The Ocean-Dweller does not like cheese.
Saeed Tavanaee Marvi is a poet and translator born in the city of Mashhad in 1983. His books include The Woman With Chlorophylic eyes, Verses of Death: An Anthology of American Poetry and a translation of Richard Brautigan’s Tokyo Montana Express.
Khashayar Mohammadi is a queer, Iranian born, Toronto-based Poet, Writer, Translator and Photographer. He is the author of poetry chapbooks Moe’s Skin by ZED press 2018, Dear Kestrel by knife | fork | book 2019 and Solitude is an Acrobatic Act by above/ground press 2020, and translator of OCEANDWELLER, by Saeed Tavanaee Marvi, newly published by above/ground press. His debut poetry collection Me, You, Then Snow is forthcoming with Gordon Hill Press in Spring 2021
cover image: Babak Tavanaee Marvi