behind the gates of hell

behind the gates of hell

the knife of anguish near someone’s palms

  • someone we don’t know from a distant land –

the screaming of orphans  in the silence

  • .. no music is allowed –

and the stones thrown at women’s soft bodies

  • women who could neither be heard

nor seen

till the terror has reached us  

and we demolished the gate

leaving blood spatter in the sand

without watering the soil

for 20 bloody years


the gates of hell have been down closed


leaving hundreds behind


the knife …

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