Sometimes when I am sad (poetry).

I have no words.

middle east revised

Times of chaos – all over and all over again. So I write.

Sometimes when I am sad (31st July, 2014)

We don’t do body counts
The general says
Until it’s our blood and flesh
Then we’ll put in on the billboards
Travel across the ocean
How could they
Wednesday 30 July 77 killed
12 at the wedding by rocket
But the generals say they do not do body counts
Not for the other side
The general is retired now
Runs a firm
active in the disaster recovery industry
how convenient
but private consultants have no advice on Iraq
july casualties so far – 1464 civilians dead
somebody keeps on counting
somebody appreciates life on both sides
and justice above your dirty games

generals

i saw a photo of a man
selling flowers in Damascus
they bought bouquets of violets from him
say he’s romantic and takes time to make…

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