mosul fires by Reuben Woolley

riding
like french aristocrats
to the burning
& even now
caged
for someone’s protection

there will be nineteen
flames to tell
& charred
bones
to count
their refusals

..

ISIS burns 19 Yezidi girls to death in Mosul

http://en.abna24.com/service/middle-east-west-asia/archive/2016/06/04/758133/story.html

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