Thursday, 18 September 2014

Forgotten Writings (2): Homage to Homs

Homage to Homs

The city walls will not forget

the long fought, weary, fighters as they left

Who’d stood so Homs would never fall

through bombs and blasting one and all

Till surrounded, starved, deprived of aid

their exit finally was made.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/26/syria-heritage-in-ruins-before-and-after-pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/11/syrian-woman-trapped-home-two-years-blockade-homs

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/syria-conflict-the-silence-in-homs-emphasises-the-citys-fate-theres-barely-a-breath-of-wind-9487763.html

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