Split this Rock Poem of the Week: Kandahar by Zohra Saed

Kandahar   Behave or the sleeping Alexander will reclaim your lungs. Kandahar –                Was once a cube of sugar Refusing to dissolve in the sea. It became a city from sheer stubbornness. Alexander naively said, “This is my land!” causing the earth to giggle and birth him a wife Rukhshana. (Roxanna if you prefer). […]