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The Afghan Beast of War

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The Afghan Beast of War

Cries of agony
Desert land
No-person zone
No man’s land
No man can control the dusk and sand
Tanks squashing the houses
No hope
No hospitals
No food
No life
Just battle
The bullet
Evil deadly bullet
Armies formalise
To take over the no man’s land
None survive
Because the ones who live in the desert
Aren’t men
They are heroes
A consequence of war
Twisted surface
Twisted desert
No person’s imaginable fate
The sky turns 
A church bell rings
Dead bodies surround the floor
Blood sweeps the houses
Fire kills the innocent men, women and children
Teenagers fight to defend their country
The evil desert
The beast of war

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  1. Date: 6/30/2011 6:19:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poetry this morning Mohammad. I will be back again soon to read more. Hoping you find your soul filled with inspiration today and everyday and may your writing endeavors come to be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/29/2011 5:20:00 PM
    Reality of war, nicely written -stacey