Border [Prose Poem]

Three shambling silhouettes stagger through the fog toward the river / border. Will they see before being seen? That is the question. If not, they may hear shots as their bodies are already crumpling, pierced by bullets that out-speed the rifle crack.

DAILY PHOTO: Fancy Hats of the Wagah Crossing

Taken at the Wagah / Attari border crossing between India and Pakistan on April 9, 2016

Taken at the Wagah / Attari border crossing between India and Pakistan on April 9, 2016

 

A show of zeal and machismo

A show of zeal and machismo

 

Sergeant calls to the troops

Sergeant calls to the troops