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BBC News: How is war changing Afghanistan’s poetry?

September 9, 2011

The great tradition of Persian poetry is still alive in Afghanistan, but some new contemporary poets are now also making a huge impact, particularly among the young.

They are inspired by the reality of the modern day life, including violence, corruption and war.

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    September 9, 2011 20:23

    It may not be the contrary.
    When a poetry see a realtiy of war and violence, he has the inspiration by the live scene.
    It is a duty, we may say, for poetry, to narrate the realty around him.
    His narrations will have as protagonits the live of any day, that is a bad realty.
    We wish to contemporary persian poetry to narrate another reality, constitute of a normal live, a beautyfull live.
    Claudio Alpaca

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