Cradle of Violence

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What do we need to do to lessen violence in Afghan society? If violence ends, will there still be a country called Afghanistan?

For Our President

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Be loyal, wise, and we
will support you through
all. You have given hope
to the eyes of the old,
the eyes of the child.

Culture Shock: Pet Vaccines and Bikinis

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Seeing whole body tattoos was shocking. What if the design gets boring next year? Or what if a man’s wife does not like it?

Mrs. Beautiful and Mr. Nice

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I have to hear you man!
I am not a mistake
Of course I make a mistake
You too. We are human.

Afghan Woman

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I walk into a room—the darkest room.
A man is there. Who is he? I wonder.
He is not the one of my dreams.

Is Unity More Than a Slogan?

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Who can guarantee that the two sides can continue with national unity in the future? Who will guarantee that the losing candidate won’t continue to object to the winner?

Good Morning, Madar Jaan!

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Azadi is the name of my unborn daughter,
the perfume of love in my poem’s dress.

Laughter to My Lips

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With you, my depressed heart becomes a garden,
the poet becomes a sparrow

Equality

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My best birthday gift:
Write my name card with bold Times New Roman

Laughter to My Lips

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Life becomes days I dearly love and
you become my every happy minute
at the end of a tired day.