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Sat 22 Jan 2011 23:30 BBC Radio 4

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 16 January 2011

BBC Correspondent Jonathan Charles explores the new war poetry written by Afghanistan's civilians with vivid stories to tell.

When Jonathan Charles made an appeal on BBC World Service for Afghan civilians to send in their war poetry, little did he anticipate the flood of writing it would inspire. Here, he explores a selection of those poems and interviews the authors.

Producer: Laura Parfitt
A White Pebble Media production for BBC Radio 4.

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