She looks out at you, abroad, in your newspapers,
from your websites, and she knows you are looking
Inside the kitchen,
sitting in front of the boiling water,
My heart is boiling together with stress, and his voice
Cuts my senses with a sharp knife.
Cowardly Taliban prove once again – through the tragedy in Peshawar – what the world already knows about them. Their evil acts are inhuman and uncivilized.
What do we need to do to lessen violence in Afghan society? If violence ends, will there still be a country called Afghanistan?
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.
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?
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.
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?
History is changed by the small actions of ordinary people. —Zahra A.
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