Friday, June 20, 2008

Hidden Paradise

Holding on to yesterday
Dreaming of tomorrow
Struggling for today

Confusion torments
Simplicity accepts

A piece of heaven remains
Untouched in Bagram
A shard of hell clings to its beauty
Trying to force itself
Upon the children,
the women,
the innocent

Fire burns deeply
Water flushes pain

Grasp each moment
as it passes by
Hold on to love

Paradise is here
Hidden beneath the

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