Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 42 | July 2020 | My Homeland Soldier by Mohammad Reza, translated by Bänoo Zan

My Homeland Soldier by Mohammad Reza, translated by Bänoo Zan

My homeland soldier 

is now a fighter

who shoots his hungry brother in the heart

when the world is asleep 

My homeland soldier 

is now a knight  

who drags his sister 

on the ground by her braids

when the world is blind

My homeland soldier 

is now a warrior 

who kicks the grieving mothers in the mouth

with his boots

when the world does not want to hear

My homeland soldier 

is now a noble hero&nb...

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