Friday, December 28, 2007

"I don't fear death."

Friday, December 28, 2007

Ahh, but, m'lady, we ~ who remain to mourn your death ~ do very much fear YOUR death. We fear that the pressure cooker you spoke of ~ 'Pakistan under a dictatorship' ~ will likely explode, spewing the violence of carnage and terror to all sides of a most unstable region of the world. And what of Pakistan's nuclear warheads? And what of India? And what of Kashmir? And what of Afghanistan? And what of the people of Pakistan? The world continues to disintegrate. And you have been finally laid to rest, but far too soon.

rose petals for Benazir Bhutto

It is only a tiny rosebud,
A flower of nature's design;
But I cannot unfold the petals
With these clumsy hands of mine.

The secret of unfolding flowers
Is not known to such as I.
Mother nature opens this flower so sweetly,
When in my hands they fade and die ...

the cup of death
~ a cup from which we will ALL eventually drink~


Mayden' s Voyage said...

There is hope friend...but her death is a great loss-
I'm thinking of you as you pack...
sometimes letting myself dream about your new life in a new place.
I wish you well~
Beautiful post.

**¤ ¤** said...

she certainly was an interesting, strong and controversial woman. itterrible what happened.
like mayden, thinking of you since i know your move is immiment.

eric1313 said...

I've said it all over the place. Her loss is sad and more so because she herself predicted it, but you may bet that Musharraf is behind it, as well as al Queada. They did this because she could lead to their undoing, they do have weaknesses.

It's terrible. The Chinese expression, "May you live in interesting times" is upon us. This is what they meant, as that phrase was a curse on whomever it was said to.

A beautiful tribute to a fallen warrior for peace. You do great work, my friend. I love the poem, the whole presentation likewise.

Lady Prism said...

sad..sad...sad...I was in a bit of shock the moment I read it early in the morning...

However, I would like to greet you a Happy New Year. I am excited about your move..Do post pics :>

TAke care..