Our Contempt, Their Requite

Photographer: Suhaib Salem

We have invaded,

destroyed infrastructure, culture, families


We demolished, wrecked, shattered

and then


to the comfort of Western Democracies


Only to return

to pulverize, macerate, annihilate



They trounced now

will seek total revenge

if not this generation

but a future one


Then the earth beneath

our guilty feet

will tremble

with the power

of their retribution


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