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Poem: Israel Bug Sprays Israeli Citizens

Israel Bug-Sprays Israeli Citizens

By Genevieve Cora Fraser

Bedouin tribes of Negev
As ancient as the sand
Are Rounded-Up by Israel
Spraying pesticide
On their time-honored land
Though first captured
As Israeli citizens
In 1948 they are hated
As non-Jewish intruders
An offense to be remedied
Though chemical liquidation
Aerial spraying of livestock
Crops, water and Bedouin
Villages with Monsanto's
Witches brew of toxic
Roundup pesticide
For a healthy dose
Of gastrointestinal
Hemorrhaging, cancer
Sperm loss and death
To the Bedouins
Not of the preferred race
Round them up, drive
Them out or kill them
Like the gypsies despised
By Hitler and Nazi friends
Who gassed and liquefied
Them Israeli cleansing agents
Sweep out the disease
Of a non-preferred populace
A subculture Arab race
Smashing homes and lives
Into oblivion shouting
"Never Again. Never Again.
Never Again!!" as they light
A thousand candles
To stop anti-Semitism
At their gate
Didn't anyone tell
Israeli Jews
Bedouins are Semites
But maybe not you

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