Baghdad Market Graves

Car bombings in Baghdad do not stir us to hashtag, or Facebook profile with their flag and no Western newspaper front pages flood with their blood. or names or stories. We created this mess, we have one common enemy. Let us join together as a world not a religion or a colour or a government…and beat their cowardice.


Ripped out diseased heart
left lambs led to the slaughter
Urgent transplant, soon

Removing disease
Gaping holes of infection
Packed with cowardice


Loose Lips


Lilac petals fall
like unconfined purple prose
leaping to its