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Afghan Poetry

Love Poems By The Taliban

Posted 08.22.2012 | Books

These poems are taken from the book Poetry of the Taliban (Columbia/Hurst, $24.50). These poems come from the chapters "Before Sept 11th" and "Love". ...

The Poetry Of The Taliban

Faisal Devji | Posted 10.22.2012 | Books
Faisal Devji

The Taliban are known not only in the West, but in much of the Muslim world, too, for their strict conservatism rather than for any delicate feelings of humanity -- yet the poetry associated with them is replete with such fine emotions.