This fall, the University of Iowa Press will publish Poems from Guantánamo: The Detainees Speak.
Just as the heart beats in the darkness of the body,Abdul Rahim Muslim Dost scratched that one on a styrofoam cup with his fingernail.
so I, despite this cage, continue to beat with life.
Those who have no courage or honor consider themselves free,
but they are slaves.
I am flying on the wings of thought, and so,
even in this cage, I know a greater freedom.
(Via DailyKOS diary)