A young man
every day on the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan,
Wakes up and
tells his father in Pashto,
“It seems to
be a clear day, no American and Pakistani army vehicles around.”
young man wakes up in Africa, picks up his rifle,
almost half his body size and is happy
that he did
not have to wake up,
of gun shots.
he mutters “It’s wonderful to wake up in PEACE!”
young man in Mankulam, Sri Lanka,
lies down in the afternoon, thinking of how
his uncle had killed
Lankan soldier who had abused his mother.
young man hugs his sister,
starts crying at the taste of Thupka,
reminds it of her mom, who was killed by the
soldiers years ago.
young man in Gaza,
to offer prayers to God,
A God who
had done nothing to help him till date,
still went on with no winners, no losers, no parents,
Kashmiri young man leaves home early morning,
With a kiss
on his mother’s forehead,
that he’ll be back in the evening.
going for war, he’s just going to his college,
But what if
some Indian soldier catches him,
Special powers Act.
As he cycles
down to college,
how FREE towns look like!
They are in
fact one young man.
never felt what FREEDOM tastes like.
man who wants peace,
wondering when will the world understand him.
heard stories of living ‘happily ever after’,
seen them in real.
Who is much younger
than you and me,
But is old
enough to understand what life and death are.