Left in the Sewer….Literally

People from Kabul and other provinces wait in knee-deep water behind the Hamid Karzai International Airport gate as they try to enter the airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, in this still frame obtained from August 25, 2021 social media video. AAMAJ NEWS AGENCY /via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. MUST ON SCREEN COURTESY AAMAJ NEWS AGENCY



I’m trying to reach the airport
Via this canal I wade
Knee-deep in stinking sewage
No paperwork, hopes fade




It is a canal for sewage
not just water as said in the caption
.
Troops just look on and ignore
Without papers most are turned away





Don Matthews
August 2021



Published by donmatthewspoetry

I just like playing round with words. And having fun

2 thoughts on “Left in the Sewer….Literally

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: