This ancient Persian form is excellently explained at www. dVersepoets.com – go along and join in.
Take a rose then shroud it with drab cotton.
Is this the way we repay God’s bounty?
Cut off the bloom and hide it behind walls.
Is this the way to recognise God’s beauty?
Bleed the poppy to enslave the people.
Is this the way God wants us to behave?
Cut out tongues that voice all female wisdom.
Is this why God created Eve?
Cage the mothers then expect accomplished children.
Is this how God envisaged family?
Blindfold half a nation, destroy their hearts, their souls.
My God weeps at the way we use His word.