Taliban Attacks Must Not Prevent Our Freedom of Speech

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A free media is one of the achievements over the last decade in Afghanistan and I was very sad when I heard about the bombing attack on the TOLO TV van that killed seven people.

Perfect Day

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When girls and boys walk to school together
Participate in world competitions
Play in parks without fear

Buddha Collapsed out of Shame

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Nobody knew where the sound came from
Maybe that is the sound of the night owl
Or maybe the buzzing of a bee

My Pen

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Should I lose
my pen, or find no paper to write, I wonder,
sometimes, what will happen? What I will do?

You Left Me Here Lonely

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Tell me what to do
All my dreams are about you

I Am a Woman

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I am a mother raising my children
I am a women; a helping hand for all
As you heard many times
Paradise is under my feet

Daughter of My Motherland

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They called me bawdy and humiliating
And they rejected me
Because I wrote clearly
The words that should be written

I Am Tired

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I am the one of the children who grew up
Wanting to change the world

Enough of War and Pain

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How much more can my country tolerate?
How much longer will we not speak up?
How many suicide bombings will it take?

Everyone’s House

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Let us know the earth is
Everyone’s house
Say enough to the war