Child of Light (for Mohammed al-Ajami)

IMG_9809Child of light…where are you going
on such a lonely road..
I send in this nightfire….
thunder of moths
and starlight….

for al-Ajami Mohammed,
condemned to life in prison in Qatar
for reading a poem.

Lance Henson
May 9, 2013

About Mohammed al-Ajami and the poem:

Text: ©Lance Henson 2013
Art: ©Barbara Bartlett 2013