Kabul is falling

I started this poem three days prior to August 15th – the day when Kabul fell. The television channels buzzed with the news of how close the Taliban was getting to Kabul. Those three days that’s all we talked about- we lamented at the state of the Afghan people and the sorry state of women…

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Faith can move mountains

Yesterday, we watched, ‘The Mauritanian,’ – a 2021 film, based on the true story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who was detained at Guantanamo Bay prison for fourteen years without charge. He won the right to be free after a court verdict in 2008 which proved he was not involved in the Spetember 11 attacks but…

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