POEM: Gaza, Eat It

This poem addresses the Gazan's plight of living under siege in an open air , under massive assault, including widespread bombing of civilians and civilian infrastructure. This poem highlights the genocidal assault, particularly the mass starvation as a result of the siege and inability to adequately deliver what limited aid is available when operating in an active zone. The poem employs the metaphor of Gaza being on the menu and takes to task the of on the chasm between the ambitions of a and the practice of Judaism, with references to worshipping the golden calf, an empty chair traditionally left empty for the Elijah, and a scapegoat used to bear the sins of the people and sent into the wilderness. All of culminates in US being the founder of this beastly feast.

Gaza, Eat It

Gaza
On the menu
Of militaristic goaled
orders
Calf
For an idol celebration
A full coarse meal
A full plate
When you include all the scapegoat
Amidst an empty chair
For sum won
Fourth right
Staring in the winnow
Palestinians
With there own in tents
Witness US
Picking up the check
Soully wanting
Just deserts
With aside of genocide

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