THE WAR IN SYRIA – Daniel Schulz

The War in Syria

His father didn’t sleep in his apartment.

The apartment was being bombed.

The absurdity of paying the rent.

So a colleague told me,

dark circles underneath his eyes.

He was working double shifts

in spite of his lack of hope, worried.

My father said nothing to this.

He is both a fascist and a soldier

who has seen the world.

But cares only about one thing:

Nationalism (/himself).

Confronted with this,

conversation fell silent. 

There was nothing to talk about

when it came to self-doubt.

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