Landai

The Landai is a two line poem written by Afghan women which cuts like a knife. Landai are often used to vent anger and despair but can be used as satire or to make a political point stating the obvious when people don’t want to see the obvious. They are often written in 9 and 13 syllables.

how strange, those who hire others to count
know so much more than those who do our own budgeting

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