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Abdulla Pashew, 'Children, an excerpt'

Abdulla Pashew (1946-), 'Children'

(excerpt; translated from the Kurdish by Shadman Hiwa)

Children

Oh, those who live a severe life
On the oily chest of Babagorgor,       
Nearby the fountain of the inverse flames, 
I saw a tomb of clay.
On it, was written:
Here, a lovely Kurdish child
died of hunger.

 

 

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