Zabul-9-years-old

Chak             

Chak

Chak

I scream in silence
For the nonstop violence
Against Afghan women

The barbarism, extremism, wildness
I don’t know where to start
Should I write about Kabul

Or let me first cry for Zabul
We saw beheaded people, innocent
Such cruelty and violence continues

This time, those cruel hands
Beheaded a small flower
A nine-year-old girl
I don’t know what to write

The tears fall
Drop

by drop

by drop.

By Pari

Photo of nine-year-old Shukria, one of seven Hazara who were beheaded by the Taliban in Zabul on November 14, 2015.