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Poem: Israel In Need Of Heart Replacement Surgery

Palestine Discovers Israel in Need of Heart Replacement Surgery


By Genevieve Cora Fraser

Heart surgery
Would have saved her
A Palestinian woman denied
Entry into the land
Of the Pharaohs Egypt
By Israel the land of Death
Decrees issued summarily
As a god among themselves
A Self-worshipping
Power to destroy
All that is within their grasp
Instead she died
As so many Palestinian
Mothers die at checkpoints
Giving birth to Arab life
Condemned to death
By Zionist forces
Hell bent on destroying
All that is not of so-called
Jewish origin ancient buildings
600 year old archeological
Testaments of Arab survival
In Hebron bulldozed
Into oblivion for a road
To Kiryat Arba
An illegal Israeli Settlement
Nouveau entrails
Of Jewish Messianic fervor
For real estate
Predictable pedestrian
Replacements prophesy Greatness
As they obliterate
Grandeur of a past
They pretend to
But know
Preciously little about
Harsh unforgiving
Settlements created
To house the harsh unforgiving
New heirs
To the kingdom
As Israeli tanks tear up
Palestine digging up
Holy Land streets
Randomly firing at people's
Heads and hearts
Demolishing shops and homes
Demonstrating at every opportunity
Their unfitness to rule themselves
Let alone the Middle Eastern world
They claim as Abraham's seed
Though lacking the bloodlines
Israel crushes Semite hearts
In a mortar and pestle
Made of Zionist stone
Found in the heart
Of Israel


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