By Maj Gen Parvez Akmal (42nd Long Course)
Editor’s Note: Maj Gen Parvez Akmal is from Engineers. He lives in DHA Phase 1, Islamabad after retirement. He writes Urdu and Punjabi poetry with his pen-name “PA Lala”. Here is a one verse poem from PA Lala. He wrote it after seeing a picture of a bare-breasted skinny mother holding her skeleton child, both crying, during a famine in Ethiopia or Somalia. That picture was lost and here another photo of two famine stricken mothers and their children has been shown.
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