Piece of Peace

A displaced Iraqi boy carries a cage of pigeons as people arrive at a temporary camp set up in the closed Nineveh International hotel in Mosul.

Photograph: Mohamed El-Shahed

The irony of it,

a child

carrying his precious birds,

his doves,

symbols of peace,

whilst fleeing

missiles raining

upon his home

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