Aya de Leon

author – activist – faculty – mom

3 Haiku for Shailja Patel

They fell from the sky
His hands, bombs on her body
Fingers like shrapnel.

Some would blame the land
Her rich soil too inviting
Flaunting her trees, grass

The bomb-dropping man
Simply releases the weapon.
Gravity? Her fault.

 

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This entry was posted on October 7, 2014 by in Uncategorized.

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