30 November 2007


"Refugees gather like so much undecided pain
to sit in an agonized waiting
for something that may or may not
come. This is the task."
~Chris Abani*
* From: "Refugees." Chris Abani. 2006. Hands Washing Water. Copper Canyon Press, page 23.
Image: The Guardian (26 November 07) ~ Bagerhat district, Bangladesh: A soldier keeps guard to ensure cyclone victims stay in a queue while waiting to receive aid. Photograph © Saurabh Das/AP.



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