Explosions and deaths,
Rock my beloved motherland:
Days of grief worsen.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Posted on the 21st of November, 2012: tallying with the 6th day of the Islamic lunar month of Muharram -- the first 10 days of which remind believing Muslims the world over about the martyrdom of Hussain, the son of Ali and the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (May God's peace and blessings be upon him), in Karbala, Iraq. On the same day my motherland is rocked by explosions and killing of innocents by militants posing themselves as Muslims.

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