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Poem: Occupational Depravity American Style

Occupational Depravity American Style


By Genevieve Cora Fraser

April cruelty AP
Score 1316 Iraqis
731 Fallujahans
Daughter of tribal
Chief slaughtered
Near Kirkuk 35 Bagdad
Market bombs
Not bread 7,350
Civilians '03 dead
Al-Jazeera cameraman
Stripped bled
Eyelid skin peeled
Back hooded attack
Batter whack cracked
Skull village insurgents
Friends & neighbors
Urinate on them
Suffocate his puke
Face tie his hands
His legs drop him
Off a bridge veiled
Secrecy women raped
Broom handled flesh
Scourged upon a pillar
Christian revenge
White hooded fists
Slam guts KKK
Can't you squeal
Pig show respect
Genuflect
Animal stand
Like a man
Or I'll beat
The crap out of you
Bastards scream cry out
Imprisoned machine
Gunned blood soaked
Sheiks bent
As if in prayer
Brain matter
Splattered
On tile a matter
To contemplate
American freedom
Is too good
For these people
Socked and awed
Shocked into a grasp
Their deliverers
Deliver better
Than Saddam

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