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Poem: Spilling Palestinian Arab Blood

Spilling Palestinian Arab Blood


By Genevieve Cora Fraser

To soothe his rabid critics
Sharon spills Palestinian blood
Hamas leaders, Yassin, Rantisi
Are not sufficient carnage
To smooth Zionist feathers
Sticking together
The blood of Palestinian
Nationalism is soaked
Into the flag a triangle
Of suffering unfurled
On every man
Woman and child
Like sacrifices of old
The lust for Zionist control
Cast children on sacrificial
Altars rapes villages robs
The poor casts out
The sick, dying, elderly
Infects the bread of life
Spoils the milk
Of human kindness

The bloodlust of Zionist greed
Drives butchers to sentry outposts
Swimming pools splash wasted
Water down drains as natives
Thirst depraved settlers
Attack irrigation systems
Wells, groves, all that is not
Theirs is theirs an unassailable
Force rivaling Hitler's
Military onslaught
Israel's will is Israel's
Might a force to be
Reckoned with as Israel's
Boot gives a kick
To the collective
Arab heads

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