Blackwing X

Salaam Alaykum Alaykum Salaam

Short Story: A Suicide Bomber

It was near the end of a long drive
in the beat-up looking white Toyota
the preferred car and choice color
soon to become the suicide bomber's
dream weapon from Allah...

Convoy Crosses Thin Red Line Lone Resistance Fighter Mission Destroy

It was Thursday the twelve two thousand-three
in the twilight stretch of day
on the long lonely remote desert highway
smack in the middle of the Sunni triangle
a landscape littered with rusted army junk
depleted uranium fragments sizes dust to chunk
strewn all over was poison and death
circa 1991 first gulf conflict...