Saadut Hussain

Rookie (Kashmir)

Dungeons Of Night

In the dungeons of this night, some daggers, some knives are in quest.

I stay awake, watching shadows of dark, creaking silences holding a tryst,

Behind open doors the sobs of a mother so near, the invaders march not far,

A light eludes, a cloak prevails, our untold truths sleep under mounds of war

Their crimes ceaseless, denied and remorseless;

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