Melbourne protest for Gaza, July 19. 2014.
I love traveling, a lot. it’s like “memorymaking”, isn’t it? you only have to pick a place, a date and go, make one more memory out there. —Tamuna Aravisishvili (via wnq-writers
You won’t allow me to go to school.
I won’t become a doctor.
One day you will be sick. —
Poem written by an 11 year old Afghan girl
This poem was recorded in a NYT magazine article about female underground poetry groups in Afghanistan. An amazing article about the ways in which women are using a traditional two line poetry form to express their resistance to male oppression, their feelings about love (considered blasphemous).
Here’s the link