Monthly Archives: May 2009

Afghanistan’s only pig quarantined in flu fear

Original article

I’m just a solitary swine, a
bit surprised to end up here;
a gift from far away in China
not a cause of fright nor fear.

It’s sad to be alone in town.
The goat’s quite cute, but she’s been taken
Guess I shouldn’t get so down –
At least I won’t get turned to bacon.

The Afghans love a good polemic:
scary tales of pigs and flu
and stories of a world pandemic
make them think of you know who