Afghanistan’s Poetry in Motion

GEOGRAPHY “I am chasing you like a drone/You have become al-Qaida/there’s no trace of you.” Trucks painted in vivid colors and lettered with poems are part of the cultural landscape along the dusty roads of Afghanistan. The short poems take the form of landays, a style native to Afghanistan and other Pashto regions. The verses are read by passers-by, discussed in homes and shops, and … Continue reading Afghanistan’s Poetry in Motion