ESCAPE FROM MESOPOTAMIA




photo by Tom Chambers

They had arrived in hoards,
The blood-sucking savages,
Capturing, plundering along,
Cities, towns and villages.

Once the cradle of civilization
bustling mesopotamia,
Now a war-torn epicentre,
of jihadi mania.

Blinded by faith,
there's been no respite,
Beheaded innocents, children,
everyday's sight.

Borders collapsed;
they declared themselves the rulers,
Oppositions crushed;
established their own Caliphate.

With nowhere to go,
the last one alive,
They'd already killed, raped,
her entire tribe.

They'd come for her anytime,
An infidel, had chance of a dime,
She ran as far her legs could carry,
Wouldn't surrender to proponents of inhumanity.


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This post is for Magpie Tales 240 ( wrote this poem on current situation in middle-east )
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25 comments:

  1. Are you really in San Mateo because so am I. It is a small world huh? I live off of Bayshore Blvd. It's okay if you don't want to say where you live. I enoyed your take on the write!!

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    1. thanks and welcome @Bekkie...I'm in Bombay :-)

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  2. whattta poem! loved every bit!

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  3. Expertly done...

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  4. Beautifully penned, Nandini..

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    1. thanks for reading @Vinitha :-)

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  5. Hopefully she can continue to evade the Anglo- Saxon invaders

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  6. I like your title. What a dreadful place, all those blinded by faith, killing for God.

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  7. War is so terrible, so tragic. All that cruelty and killing to accomplish what: nothing.

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    1. it is terrible indeed :-( ...same are my thoughts...

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    1. thanks for the great prompts @Tess

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  9. Oh dear, and they shall leave buried under boards, those blood sucking savages! Great Magpie for this.... tale of blood and woe, very showing!

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    1. thanks @Karen...the prompt immediately had me thinking on those lines.

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  10. Tough subject matter...there are a lot of atrocities being perpetrated all over this beauty of a world of ours. thank you for sharing your poem

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  11. Awesome and class apart in language.

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  12. Loved it...loved it! :)

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