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One Day I Saw Them Shelling Buddhas, The Bamiyan Buddhas

One day
I saw them
The Talibans,
Turbaned and in the loose pyjamas
And the kurta
Gathering at dawn break
To shell, bombard
And fire upon the Buddhas,
The Bamiyan Buddhas,
With the stuttering rifles,

Rocket-launchers
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Sunday, August 30, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: art
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