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It Takes an Empire to Bomb a Village, Hillary

It Takes an Empire to Bomb a Village, Hillary


By Genevieve Cora Fraser

It Takes an Empire
To Bomb a Village
Hillary
Is that the title
Of your next book
After visiting
In awe the racist
Apartheid Wall
Hillary
Which Israel built
To house
Those they damn
Though anti-war
And burning bras
Brought fame in youth
Promoting Shock
And Awe bloody war
Is now your show of strength
While others humbly
Correct the error
Of their ways
Hillary
By breaking ties
And seeking to divest
From Israel
Whence you go
Gallivanting on parade
Hillary a gushing gadabout
To illegal settlements
That steal and kill
The rightful owners are Palestinians
Hillary
But settle back
As you chew
The fat with Sharon
Watch the righteous settlers
Throwing stones
At Arab children
From ancient villages
You once espoused
Israeli bulldozers
Topple homes and farms
As fighter jets
Strafe the powerless
Be sure to brag
How Occupations’ bill
Is paid by
Uncle Sam
In part because of you
Uprooted trees
Neither shade
Nor fruit provide
Uprooted lives
Plundered, pillaged
Tortured
By Zionist friends
It takes a village
To nurture
Precious lives
But you need the cash
So your eye is blind
To the horror
They endure
Power lures presidential hopes
Hillary and Israel
If you keep it up
Will pave the way

ENDS


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