Monday, October 20, 2008

Beautiful Flowers

"Convert or we will kill you" is the stark message to fleeing Christians in the Indian state of Orissa.

Hindu lynch mobs threaten to burn Christians' houses and babies unless they become Hindu.

Violence has been growing since the killing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati on 23 August.

The VHP appear to be supporting the lynchings.

rainy season
beautiful flowers ride
the town drain

a growing collection of haibun reflections on the news
and current affairs