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Scoop Poem: Israel Banks Palestinian Money

Israel Banks Palestinian Money


Poem By Genevieve Cora Fraser

Israel robbed the banks today

Storm trooped into Branches

Incased them in razor wire

Confined bank staff and customers

Blocked security cams in sacks

Like common thieves

Stashed millions

In cash and absconded

An anti-terror raid

Humanitarian aid

Loudspeakers declared

The curfew

Army vehicles rolled on

Tear gassed and shot

Up streets and down

With steal in rubber bullets

Into the crowd

Only 42 wounded

In the raid today

By Israel's mafia soldiers

A Wild West show

In the West Bank

Raided not by investors

But Robin Hood

For the common good

At your service

As you bury

Your dead

Hand written orders

Were delivered today

Seizing land for the military

As the World Court hearing ended

American candidates sang

The praises of Israel

Groveling

ENDS

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