Archive for July, 2014

Never, Again: Free Palestine

Never, Again

Four boys on a beach play in peace, for pretend
Ripped from this life as airstrikes descend
Ethnic cleansing is never benign
Each is a terrorist in the other one’s mind

Passive populations awaiting
Audience to a media machinating
Lessons unlearned turn to curses
Earth feels like hell as wombs become hearses
Stories of ancient turmoil
Too many graves but not enough soil
Idle cries to the divine
No one admitting their crime
Each just a terrorist, in the other one’s mind.


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