The clock tick tocks
My heart beats fast
I felt proud of my young Afghan sisters and brothers who were brave enough to take their future in their own hands by voting.
It feels to me like all of Kabul cries for her cruel death.
The cruel bomb attacks have been their lullaby,
The song of their youth in their memory.
Sveto is a university student in Afghanistan. She lived in Kazakhstan until ninth grade and speaks Russian, Urdu, and English in addition to Dari.
My grandmother used to say, “You never know the value of what you have until you lose it.”