Treasure Island

Chenou Liu


A Haiku about Afghanistan's First Female Rapper


Kabul at twilight
Soosan Firooz's first rap song
lingers on


note: With her rap song, Suhrab Sirat, Soosan Firooz is making history as Afghanistan's first female rapper. Listen to Her song, https: //www.youtube.com/watch? v=1Gwi7SNiTx0

The opening lines are as follows:

Hear my stories and hear
Hear my sorrows, my sadness
Hear the story of my displacement and homelessness
We were lost, we were lost, lost around the world
War drove me out of my homeland
We were frozen, they wore us coffins

Submitted: Monday, October 22, 2012

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